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Noun: sufferance  sú-f(u-)run(t)s
  1. Patient endurance especially of pain or distress
     
  2. A disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
    "all people should practice sufferance and live together in peace";
    - toleration, acceptance

Derived forms: sufferances

Type of: endurance, permissiveness, tolerance

Encyclopedia: Sufferance