4. bearing provocation, annoyance, misfortune, delay, hardship, pain, etc., with fortitude and calm and without complaint, anger, or the like.
1. invalid. 4. uncomplaining, long-suffering, forbearing, resigned, passive, calm. 5. quiet, serene, unruffled, unexcited, self-possessed, composed. 6. sedulous, assiduous, untiring.
4. hostile. 5. impatient, agitated.
Maybe the previous post (appearing next) should have be entitled something else....
*This morning: 2 million without power on the East Coast* …maybe we ought to think about, you know, getting some.