◄ Patience ►

1. (n.) 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. (n.) The act or power of calmly or contentedly waiting for something due or hoped for; forbearance.

3. (n.) Constancy in labor or application; perseverance.

4. (n.) Sufferance; permission.

5. (n.) A kind of dock (Rumex Patientia), less common in America than in Europe; monk's rhubarb.

6. (n.) Solitaire.

acceptance application assiduity assiduousness ataraxia ataraxy benevolence bovinity bulldog tenacity calmness charitableness charity clemency clementness compassion composure concentration condonation constancy cool determination diligence dispassion dispassionateness disregard dogged perseverance doggedness dullness easiness easy temper easygoingness endurance engrossment equanimity even temper fidelity firmness forbearance forbearing forgiveness forgivingness fortitude generousness gentleness good temper humaneness humanity impassiveness impassivity imperturbability imperturbableness indefatigability indulgence industriousness industry inexcitability inexcitableness inirritability insistence insistency kindness laxness lenience leniency lenientness lenity long-suffering longanimity loyalty magnanimity mercifulness mercy mildness moderateness nonresistance obstinacy overlooking passiveness patience of Job patientness permanence permissiveness perseverance persistence persistency pertinaciousness pertinacity pity plodding plugging preoccupation relentlessness resignation resolution resolve restraint sedulity sedulousness self-control serenity single-mindedness singleness of purpose slogging smooth temper softness stability stamina staying power steadfastness steadiness stick-to-itiveness stoicism stolidity stubbornness submission submissiveness sufferance suffering tenaciousness tenacity tenderness tirelessness tolerance toleration uncomplainingness unirritableness unnervousness unpassionateness unremittingness unrevengefulness unswerving attention


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