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Princeton's WordNet

  1. patientlyadverb

    with patience; in a patient manner

    "he patiently played with the child"


  1. patientlyadverb

    Doing something in a patient manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Patientlyadverb

    Etymology: from patient.

    Lament not, Eve, but patiently resign
    What justly thou hast lost. John Milton, Paradise Lost.

    Ned is in the gout,
    Lies rack’d with pain, and you without,
    How patiently you hear him groan!
    How glad the case is not your own. Jonathan Swift.

    That which they grant, we gladly accept at their hands, and wish that patiently they would examine how little cause they have to deny that which as yet they grant not. Richard Hooker.

    Could men but once be persuaded patiently to attend to the dictates of their own minds, religion would gain more proselytes. Edmund Calamy, Sermons.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Patientlyadverb

    in a patient manner

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of patiently in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of patiently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of patiently in a Sentence

  1. Zarine Engineer:

    When I was a young girl, I would sit beside( Joshi) as Mani Contractor patiently listened to the qualms of the residents, some would complain of monkeys entering Dina House through windows, or a fallen tree, and today I am doing the same.

  2. Eden Phillpotts:

    The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

  3. Don Stewart:

    We patiently await their counter-proposal.

  4. Wilbur N. Nesbit:

    People will listen a great deal more patiently while you explain your mistakes than when you explain your successes.

  5. Chicago Fed President Charles Evans:

    I think we have the opportunity to more patiently read - and react to - the incoming data.

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