Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Patient

Patient

  1. Having the quality of enduring; physically able to suffer or bear.
  2. Undergoing pains, trails, or the like, without murmuring or fretfulness; bearing up with equanimity against trouble; long-suffering.
  3. Constant in pursuit or exertion; persevering; calmly diligent; as, patient endeavor.
  4. Expectant with calmness, or without discontent; not hasty; not overeager; composed.
  5. Forbearing; long-suffering.
  6. ONe who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient.
  7. A person under medical or surgical treatment; -- correlative to physician or nurse.
  8. To compose, to calm.

Patient Quotations

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.
Robert H. Schuller

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
Helen Keller

I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
Margaret Thatcher

Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.
Phillips Brooks

I'm extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.
Margaret Thatcher
More "Patient" Quotations

Patient Translations

patient in Afrikaans is geduldig
patient in French is patient
patient in German is geduldig
patient in Italian is indulgente
patient in Portuguese is paciente
patient in Spanish is paciente

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.
  Mobile Site | Privacy | Terms |
Copyright © 2001 - 2014 BrainyQuote®
BookRags Media Network