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Patience meaning

patience - 6 dictionary results

  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.
  2. 2. The act or power of calmly or contentedly waiting for something due or hoped for; forbearance.
  3. 3. Constancy in labor or application; perseverance.
  4. 4. Sufferance; permission.
  5. 5. A kind of dock ( Rumex Patientia), less common in America than in Europe; monk's rhubarb.
  6. 6. Solitaire.

patience - examples of usage

  1. Two long hours more she waited, but now with patience and a sure confidence. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. Old Granny Fox listened to him for a while, and then she lost patience. - "The Adventures of Reddy Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.
  3. Yes, Sir, Granny Fox lost patience. - "The Adventures of Reddy Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.
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