Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun

The quality of being patient; forbearance; gentleness; quiet endurance or expectation.

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Usage examples "patience":

  1. Hear me with patience. - "The Art of Public Speaking", Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein.
  2. You stick to your guns and have a little patience! - "The Obstacle Race", Ethel M. Dell.
  3. His very labours are " the labours of love;" if " he has need of patience," it is " the patience of hope;" and he is cheered in his work by the constant assurance of present support, and of final victory. - "A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians, in the Middle and Higher Classes in this Country, Contrasted with Real Christianity.", William Wilberforce.