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Patient

Definition

[n] the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
[n] a person who requires medical care; "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"
[adj] enduring without protest or complaint
[adj] enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance; "a patient smile"; "was patient with the children"; "an exact and patient scientist"; "please be patient"


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Antonyms

impatient