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1. patience

noun. ['ˈpeɪʃəns'] good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence.

Synonyms

  • forbearance
  • longanimity

Antonyms

  • ill nature
  • fidgetiness
  • fidget

Etymology

  • pacience (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pacience (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Patience

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

How do you pronounce patience?

Pronounce patience as ˈpeɪʃəns.

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How to spell patience? Is it pacience? Or paitence? Common misspellings are:

  • pacience
  • paitence

Sentences with patience


1. Noun, singular or mass
The key here is to have patience to allow the rebooting process to complete itself without interference from you.

Quotes about patience


1. Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.
- Guy Kawasaki

2. Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
- Tertullian

3. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
- Carl Jung

2. patience

noun. ['ˈpeɪʃəns'] a card game played by one person.

Synonyms

  • crapette
  • solitaire
  • card game
  • klondike
  • Russian bank
  • cards

Antonyms

  • annoyance
  • irritation
  • botheration
  • restlessness

Etymology

  • pacience (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pacience (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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