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Sufferance

Suf´fer`ance
n.1.The state of suffering; the bearing of pain; endurance.
2.Pain endured; misery; suffering; distress.
3.Loss; damage; injury.
A grievous . . . sufferance on most part of their fleet.
- Shak.
4.Submission under difficult or oppressive circumstances; patience; moderation.
But hasty heat tempering with sufferance wise.
- Spenser.
5.Negative consent by not forbidding or hindering; toleration; permission; allowance; leave.
6.A permission granted by the customs authorities for the shipment of goods.
Estate of sufferance
(Law) the holding by a tenant who came in by a lawful title, but remains, after his right has expired, without positive leave of the owner.
On sufferance
by mere toleration; as, to remain in a house on sufferance.
- Blackstone.
Noun1.sufferance - patient endurance especially of pain or distress
2.sufferance - a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"
acceptance, allowance, authorization, connivance, consent, endurance, forbearance, forbearing, forbearingness, fortitude, indulgence, leave, lenience, leniency, long-sufferance, long-suffering, longanimity, overlooking, patience, patience of Job, patientness, permissiveness, permit, perseverance, sanction, self-control, stoicism, sweet reasonableness, tolerance, toleration, waiting game, waiting it out, winking
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