patient

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA (key): /ˈpeɪʃənt/
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  • Hyphenation: pa‧tient

AdjectiveEdit

Positive
patient

Comparative
more patient

Superlative
most patient

  1. If someone is patient, they can wait without getting upset.
    It's hard to be patient with people who don't listen to you.
    I'm a patient man with a long memory; I can wait.

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NounEdit

Singular
patient

Plural
patients

  1. A patient is a person or animal under medical care.
    Emergency room doctors treated over 200 patients today.
    Patients with various illnesses were put on the diet.

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