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490. Patience (See also Longsuffering.)

  1. Amelia idealized personification of patience and perseverance. [Br. Lit.: Amelia ]
  2. dock bloom symbolizes patience. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 454]
  3. Enid constant and patient wife of Sir Geraint. [Welsh Lit.: Mabinogion ; Br. Lit.: Idylls of the King]
  4. Griselda lady immortalized for patience and wifely obedience. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales, Clerk of Oxenfords Tale]
  5. Hermione bore Leontes unfounded jealousy, thus gaining his love. [Br. Lit.: The Winters Tale ]
  6. Jacob serves Laban for fourteen years before receiving permission to marry Rachel. [O.T.: Gen. 24:34]
  7. Job underwent trial by God at Satans suggestion. [O.T.: Job]
  8. Penelope Odysseus wife; model of feminine virtue, waits twenty years for husbands return. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey ]

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patience

pa·tience / ˈpāshəns/ • n. 1. the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset: you can find bargains if you have the patience to sift through the dross. 2. chiefly British term for solitaire (sense 1). PHRASES: lose patience (or lose one's patience) become unable to keep one's temper: even Lawrence finally lost patience with him.

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patience

patience XIII. — (O)F. — L. patientia, f. patiēns, -ent-, prp. of patī suffer.
So patient suffering or enduring without complaint XIV; capable of XVII. — (O)F. — L.; as sb. †sufferer; one under medical treatment XIV.

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Patience

Patience, or Bunthorne's Bride. Operetta in 2 acts by Sullivan to lib. by Gilbert. Comp. 1880–1. Prod. London 1881, St Louis 1881, NY 1882. Satire on ‘aesthetic’ movt. Ov. arranged by Eugen d'Albert.

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patience (card game)

patience: see solitaire.

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Patience (poem)

Patience: see Pearl, The.

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patience

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