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accepting pains or hardships calmly or without complaint <you were very
about having to wait for me for so long>
forbearing, long-suffering, stoic (
stoical), tolerant, uncomplaining
lenient; acquiescent, passive, resigned, unresistant, unresisting, yielding; agreeable, amenable, compliant, complying, conformist, docile, law-abiding, obedient, submissive, subordinate, tractable, willing; slavish, subservient; amiable, obliging; collected, composed; constrained, contained, curbed, inhibited, repressed, restrained; disciplined, self-contained, self-controlled; apathetic, uncaring, unresponsive
bored, tired, weary; defiant, resistant; contrary, disobedient, insubordinate, intractable, rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, ungovernable, unmanageable, unruly
complaining, fed up, impatient, protesting
continuing despite difficulties, opposition, or discouragement <a
effort to finish college> -- see
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