Definition of longanimity in English:

longanimity

noun

  • Patience, forbearance, especially under provocation; long-sufferance. Formerly also: †foresight, long-sightedness; confidence in the future (obsolete).

Origin

Late Middle English. From (i) Middle French longanimité (French longanimité) patience.

Pronunciation

longanimity

/ˌlɒŋɡəˈnɪmɪti/