Noun(1) good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence(2) a card game played by one person
(1) you can find bargains if you have the patience to sift through the dross(2) "Just spit it out, " I commanded, feeling my patience grow thin.(3) Sometimes, to make a point, you have to stretch their patience to the limit.(4) He is a decent hitter, has great patience at the plate and is defensively solid.(5) He demonstrated extraordinary patience as he posed for photographs and autographed all sorts of items.(6) His tribulations at a sport at which he previously naturally excelled would have tried the patience of a saint.(7) One sister has already nabbed the food and cards, and is sitting playing patience .(8) In my experience foreigners have no patience with this sort of thinking.(9) But his patience paid off, in the end, as it always did.(10) They are a point back and had to exercise extreme patience against their visitors.(11) Our local general practitioners have shown great patience and understanding when treating my son for minor ailments.(12) Without their knowledge - and infinite patience - this story would not have happened.(13) My fingers played with my pulled up brown hair as my patience wore thin.(14) I have run out of patience with her(15) I made a third phone call a few days later, but their patience with me was obviously running out.(16) Do you really want to put your patience to the limit?
(1) have patience :: wees geduldig
1. forbearance ::
2. perseverance ::
3. solitaire ::
1. impatience ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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Ned rots in a dungeon
and you speak of PATIENCE?
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 8
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 6
But influence is
largely a matter of PATIENCE, I have found.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 4
on the other hand...
Westworld Season 2, Episode 4
Have PATIENCE, Khaleesi.
We will go home, I promise you.
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 7
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: patience
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