Definitions for patiently

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pa•tientˈpeɪ ʃənt(n.)

  1. a person who is under medical care or treatment.

    Category: Medicine

  2. a person or thing that undergoes some action.

  3. (adj.)bearing provocation, annoyance, pain, etc., without complaint or anger.

  4. characterized by or expressing such a quality.

  5. persevering or diligent; steady.

  6. undergoing the action of another (opposed to agent).

Idioms for patient:

  1. patient of, able and willing to endure: susceptible of.

    patient of others' mistakes.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of patient:

1275–1325; ME pacient (adj. and n.) < MF < L patient- (s. of patiēns), prp. of patī to undergo, suffer, bear; see -ent


Princeton's WordNet

  1. patiently(adverb)

    with patience; in a patient manner

    "he patiently played with the child"


  1. patiently(Adverb)

    Doing something in a patient manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Patiently(adverb)

    in a patient manner

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