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Definition of patience:

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.

Common misspellings for patience:

  • paitence (18%)
  • patiance (10%)
  • pateince (9%)
  • patiences (8%)
  • pacience (7%)
  • patence (5%)
  • patince (4%)
  • paitance (2%)
  • patientce (2%)
  • paticence (2%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
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Patience

  \p(a)-tien-ce, pati(e)-nce\
 

Meaning: enduring, forebearing

Origin: English

Details:
Patience as a girl's name is pronounced PAY-shuns. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Patience is "enduring, forebearing". Virtue name used since the 16th century.

Variants: Pazienza, Paciencia, Patient, Patienzia.

Examples of usage for patience:

1) Patience is the quality or habit of mind shown in bearing passively and uncomplainingly any pain, evil, or hardship that may fall to one's lot. Endurance hardens itself against suffering, and may be merely stubborn; fortitude is endurance animated by courage; endurance may by modifiers be made to have a passive force, as when we speak of " passive endurance;" patience is not so hard as endurance nor so self- effacing as submission. Submission is ordinarily and resignation always applied to matters of great moment, while patience may apply to slight worries and annoyances. As regards our relations to our fellow men, forbearance is abstaining from retaliation or revenge; patience is keeping kindliness of heart under vexatious conduct; long- suffering is continued patience. Patience may also have an active force denoting uncomplaining steadiness in doing, as in tilling the soil. Compare INDUSTRY.

2) " Let us play patience," she said at last. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.

3) It is to be wished that he had found the patience to tell us a little more. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.

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