Definition Patient

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Definition

(to be) patient: to wait without complaining; (to be) tolerant, understanding, calm
adjective
Luna is very patient during interviews. She is very tolerant even with difficult candidates.

a patient: a person receiving medical care
noun
a mental patient a person receiving medical care for mental illness

impatient: intolerant, unable to wait, in a hurry
adjective
At times, Bruno can get impatient with incompetent employees. He is intolerant of their inability to do the job.

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