1. patient

noun. ['ˈpeɪʃənt'] a person who requires medical care.


  • analysand
  • hypertensive
  • index case
  • inpatient
  • doctor-patient relation
  • sick person
  • alexic
  • inmate
  • hypotensive
  • hypochondriac
  • outpatient
  • vaccinee
  • sufferer
  • nurse-patient relation
  • case
  • arthritic


  • outpatient
  • nominative
  • oblique
  • juvenile


  • patiens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Patient

  • abortifacient

How do you pronounce patient?

Pronounce patient as ˈpeɪʃənt.

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UK - How to pronounce patient in British English

How to spell patient? Is it patiente? Or pacient? Common misspellings are:

  • patiente
  • pacient

Sentences with patient

1. Noun, singular or mass
A patient will be taken from building to another by ambulance.

2. Adjective
When dating a man with trust issues you have to be patient.

Quotes about patient

1. Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
- Charles William Eliot

2. Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
- Anonymous, Holy Bible: New International Version

3. The theological virtue of hope is the patient and trustful willingness to live without closure, without resolution, and still be content and even happy because our Satisfaction is now at another level, and our Source is beyond ourselves.
- Richard Rohr

2. patient

adjective. ['ˈpeɪʃənt'] enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance.


  • patient of
  • uncomplaining
  • persevering
  • unhurried
  • longanimous
  • diligent
  • enduring
  • tolerant
  • long-suffering


  • impatient
  • intolerant
  • nonresident
  • unneurotic


  • patiens (Latin)

3. patient

noun. ['ˈpeɪʃənt'] the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause.


  • patient role
  • participant role
  • affected role


  • proportional font
  • uncrate
  • unbox
  • unpack


  • patiens (Latin)