Italian edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Latin patientem, present active participle of patior (to suffer).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /patˈt͡sjɛn.te/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnte
  • Hyphenation: pa‧zièn‧te
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Adjective edit

paziente (plural pazienti)

  1. patient
    Synonyms: tollerante, indulgente, calmo, tranquillo, mansueto
    Antonyms: impaziente, insofferente, litigioso, ansioso, intollerante, stizzito
  2. (linguistics, grammar, archaic) patient (on the receiving end of a verb's action)
    Antonym: agente

Noun edit

paziente m or f by sense (plural pazienti)

  1. patient (one who receives treatment from a doctor)
    Synonyms: ammalato, malato, soggetto, infermo, degente, ricoverato
  2. (linguistics, grammar, archaic) patient (receiving end of a verb's action)
    Antonym: agente

Derived terms edit

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Further reading edit

  • paziente in – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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