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patience

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Middle English pacience, from Old French pacience (modern: patience), from Latin patientia. Displaced native Middle English thuld, thuild (patience) (from Old English þyld (patience)), Middle English thole (patience) (from Old Norse þol (patience, endurance)), Middle English bilǣfing, bileaving (patience, perseverance, remaining) (from Old English belǣfan (to endure, survive)).

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patience (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being patient.
  2. Any of various card games that can be played by one person. Called solitaire in the US. (card game).

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patience f (plural patiences)

  1. Patience

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