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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; Patient endurance especially of pain or distress.

Usage examples (29)
  • Sunday's term was tenancy at sufferance, which is defined as:
  • I live here on sufferance from the plants.
  • 23: to particularize their abundance, our sufferance is a
  • Could you live to be scorned -- live on sufferance? for more
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