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Patient and uncomplaining

patient

adjective

someone who is patient is able to wait for a long time or deal with a difficult situation without becoming angry or upset

resigned

adjective

accepting that something unpleasant must happen and that you cannot change it

long-suffering

adjective

patient, despite having problems or being badly treated over a long period of time

stoical

adjective

accepting things without complaining

uncomplaining

adjective

willing to deal with a difficult or unpleasant situation without complaining

uncritical

adjective

tending not to criticize people or things or express negative opinions about them

biddable

adjective

someone who is biddable does what people tell them without arguing or complaining

pliable

adjective

easy to persuade or influence

patient

adjective

used about people’s behaviour

like a lamb (to the slaughter)

without complaining or arguing, especially because what is going to happen is not known and therefore not frightening

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