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longanimity (lawng" guh NIM i tee) (s) (noun), longanimities (pl)
1. Calmness and forbearance in the face of suffering and adversity: Despite all of the tubes inserted into her body by doctors, Sara continued to have longanimity that she would get better.

The psychiatrist treats his mentally deranged or insane patients with longanimity.

Patience, endurance, poise, calmness, perseverance, and longanimitiy are synonymous with each other.

2. Etymology: from Latin longanimitas, from longanimis, "patient"; from Latin longus, "long" +animus, "mind, reason".
Having the ability and endurance to suffer without complaining.
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