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Definition of Patience


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

patience in Afrikaans is geduld
patience in Dutch is geduld, lijdzaamheid
patience in French is patience
patience in German is Geduld
patience in Italian is indulgenza
patience in Latin is patientia
patience in Spanish is paciencia