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The capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset,
  1. The capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset
    • - you can find bargains if you have the patience to sift through the dross

  1. good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
  2. solitaire: a card game played by one person
  3. (patiently) with patience; in a patient manner; "he patiently played with the child"
  4. Patience is the state of endurance under difficult circumstances, which can mean persevering in the face of delay or provocation without acting on annoyance/anger in a negative way; or exhibiting forbearance when under strain, especially when faced with longer-term difficulties. ...
  5. "Patience" is a 2006 (see 2006 in music) song written by Henry Krieger and Willie Reale for the motion picture adaptation of the Broadway musical Dreamgirls. ...
  6. Solitaire, also called Patience, often refers to single-player card games involving a layout of cards with a goal of sorting them in some manner. However it is possible to play the same games competitively (often a head to head race) and cooperatively. ...
  7. Patience is a 2004 album by George Michael. The much delayed follow-up to Older, it was very successful, debuting at number 1 on the UK Albums Chart, and at number 2 in Australia on March 22, 2004. ...
  8. "Patience" is a song by the American hard rock band Guns N' Roses, which appears on the album G N' R Lies & was released as a single in 1989. The song peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 . ...
  9. Patience, or Bunthorne's Bride, is a comic opera in two acts with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. ...
  10. The quality of being patient; solitaire
  11. A female given name, a virtue name first used by Puritans in the sixteenth century
  12. (patiently) steadily willing to put up with pain and trouble
  13. There are no doubts about it that patience is a virtue. An important thing to have is patience, especially when it comes to creating personal artwork. Take your time, no one is rushing you to finish!
  14. The ability to accept delay, suffering, or annoyance without complaint or anger
  15. Patience is quiet hope and trust that things will turn out right. You wait without complaining. You are tolerant and accepting of difficulties and mistakes. You picture the end in the beginning and persevere to meet your goals. Patience is a commitment to the future.
  16. forbearance, fortitude, composure, endurance
  17. The willingness to take and profit by the instructions received, although not a member of the first team.
  18. The art of delayed gratification. An essential ingredient in parenthood and adoption.
  19. Any variation of card games played by single user. Patience is a term from British English. In American English game is reffered to as Solitaire. See Wikipedia article about Patience.
  20. a minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue.
  21. Tommy rushes through his work, but winds up lost; we remember things in the Supermarket; Oscar fights with Kate, the new male clown.
  22. Knowing what you want, knowing that it’s coming, and enjoying its unfoldment along the way.
  23. A prompt for coaches to encourage the players to maintain possession and wait for the right opportunity to play forward.
  24. The most important virtue in working with parrots, especially re-homed birds.
  25. or forbearance (khanti ): one of the 10 perfections (pāramī, q.v.).