Definition of 'sufferance'
Example sentences containing 'sufferance'
They know they're under sufferance , if you know what I mean, so they tend not to draw attention to themselves.AFTERMATH (2001)
Liz, torn between walking out in a huff and staying under sufferance , decided to stick it out and look alternately affronted and offended.FALLEN WOMEN (2001)
She had no right to her father's name, was accepted at court only on his sufferance.HERE BE DRAGONS (2001)
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Definition of sufferance from the Collins English Dictionary