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Common misspellings for patience:

  • paitence (18%)
  • patiance (10%)
  • pateince (9%)
  • patiences (8%)
  • pacience (7%)
  • patence (5%)
  • patince (4%)
  • paitance (2%)
  • patientce (2%)
  • paticence (2%)
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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.

Google Ngram Viewer results for patience:

This graph shows how "patience" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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.

Quotes for patience:

  1. Sometimes they are a matter of luck; the photographer could not expect or hope for them. Sometimes they are a matter of patience, waiting for an effect to be repeated that he has seen and lost or for one that he anticipates. - Bill Brandt
  2. As for goals, I don't set myself those anymore. I'm not one of these 'I must have achieved this and that by next year' kind of writers. I take things as they come and find that patience and persistence tend to win out in the end. - Paul Kane
  3. Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work. - Peter Marshall
  4. If you have confidence you have patience. Confidence, that is everything. - Ilie Nastase
  5. Reading a novel in which all characters illustrate patience, hard work, chastity, and delayed gratification could be a pretty dull experience. - Thomas Perry

Rhymes for patience:

  1. impatience.

Idioms for patience:

  1. the patience of Job
  2. the patience of Job/ a saint
  3. try the patience of sb
  4. lose patience ( with sm or sth)
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