Top Patient Quotes

Patient Definition

(a.) Having the quality of enduring; physically able to suffer or bear.

(a.) Undergoing pains, trails, or the like, without murmuring or fretfulness; bearing up with equanimity against trouble; long-suffering.

(a.) Constant in pursuit or exertion; persevering; calmly diligent; as, patient endeavor.

(a.) Expectant with calmness, or without discontent; not hasty; not overeager; composed.

(a.) Forbearing; long-suffering.

(n.) ONe who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient.

(n.) A person under medical or surgical treatment; -- correlative to physician or nurse.

(v. t.) To compose, to calm.