patience

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From 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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