Definition of Patience

1. Noun. Good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence.

Exact synonyms: Forbearance, Longanimity
Generic synonyms: Good Nature
Derivative terms: Longanimous, Patient
Antonyms: Impatience



2. Noun. A card game played by one person.
Exact synonyms: Solitaire
Generic synonyms: Card Game, Cards
Specialized synonyms: Canfield, Klondike, Crapette, Russian Bank

Definition of Patience

1. n. The state or quality of being patient; the power of suffering with fortitude; uncomplaining endurance of evils or wrongs, as toil, pain, poverty, insult, oppression, calamity, etc.

Definition of Patience

1. Proper noun. (English female given name). ¹

2. Noun. The quality of being patient. ¹

3. Noun. (context: card games, UK) solitaire. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Patience

1. the quality of being patient [n -S]

Medical Definition of Patience

1. 1. The state or quality of being patient; the power of suffering with fortitude; uncomplaining endurance of evils or wrongs, as toil, pain, poverty, insult, oppression, calamity, etc. "Strenthened with all might, . . . Unto all patience and long-suffering." (Col. I. 11) "I must have patience to endure the load." (Shak) "Who hath learned lowliness From his Lord's cradle, patience from his cross." (Keble) 2. The act or power of calmly or contentedly waiting for something due or hoped for; forbearance. "Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all." (Matt. Xviii. 29) 3. Constancy in labour or application; perseverance. "He learned with patience, and with meekness taught." (Harte) 4. Sufferance; permission. "They stay upon your patience." (Shak) 5. A kind of dock (Rumex Patientia), less common in America than in Europe; monk's rhubarb. 6. Solitaire. Synonym: Patience, Resignation. Patience implies the quietness or self-possession of one's own spirit under sufferings, provocations, etc.; resignation implies submission to the will of another. The Stoic may have patience; the Christian should have both patience and resignation. Origin: F. Patience, fr. L. Patientia. See Patient. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Patience

pathosis
pathotropism
pathovar
pathovars
paths
pathway
pathways
pathwidth
pathwise
pathworking
pathy
patible
patibulary
patibulum
patibulums
patience (current term)
patience is a virtue
patience of Job
patiences
patiency
patient
patient-centreed care
patient acceptance of health care
patient admission
patient advocacy
patient care
patient care management
patient care planning
patient care team
patient compliance

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