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Synonyms for patient
ˈpeɪ ʃənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. patient(noun)

    a person who requires medical care

    "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"

    Synonyms:
    patient role, affected role

    Antonyms:
    restive, unforbearing, impatient

  2. affected role, patient role, patient(adj)

    the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

    Synonyms:
    patient role, affected role

    Antonyms:
    impatient, restive, unforbearing

  3. patient(adj)

    enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance

    "a patient smile"; "was patient with the children"; "an exact and patient scientist"; "please be patient"

    Antonyms:
    restive, unforbearing, impatient

Wiktionary

  1. patient(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    composed

    Antonyms:
    impatient, antsy

  2. patient(noun)

    content to wait if necessary; not losing one's temper while waiting; not bothered with having to wait; not unwilling to wait

    Synonyms:
    composed

    Antonyms:
    impatient, antsy

  3. patient(noun)

    Antonyms:
    agent

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. patient

    Synonyms:
    affectionate, docile, gentle, harmless, kind, mild, peaceful, submissive, sweet, tame, tender

    Antonyms:
    ferocious, fierce, fiery, furious, impetuous, raging, savage, uncultivated, untrained, violent, wild

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. patient

    Synonyms:
    resigned, unrepining, enduring

    Antonyms:
    impatient

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. patient(a.)

    Synonyms:
    submissive, resigned, uncomplaining, unrepining, passive, long-suffering

  2. patient(a.)

    Synonyms:
    persevering, persistent, diligent, assiduous, indefatigable, constant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. patient(a)

    Synonyms:
    uncomplaining, submissive, resigned, passive, long-suffering, indulgent, diligent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "patient":

    patients, patience, sick, ill, ailing

How to pronounce patient?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say patient in sign language?

  1. patient

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How to use patient in a sentence?

  1. Vincent Van Gogh:

    Let us keep courage and try to be patient and gentle. And let us not mind being eccentric, and make distinction between good and evil.”

  2. Marcus Aelius Aurelius:

    Think on this doctrine,--that reasoning beings were created for one another's sake that to be patient is a branch of justice, and that men sin without intending it.

  3. Steven Aden:

    Abortionists should not be exempted from the standard that anyone performing risky surgery fully inform the patient of what the procedure is and what it does.

  4. Jennifer Rowland:

    We have to be more patient with their turnaround plan.

  5. Elizabeth Tanzi:

    For some people, there is a perception that the sun is healthy and that maybe the risk of skin cancer has been overblown, but once it happens to a patient and they go through treatment for skin cancer, they are more likely to take precautions.


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