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patience

1. The state or quality of being patient; the power of suffering with fortitude; uncomplaining endurance of evils or wrongs, as toil, pain, poverty, insult, oppression, calamity, etc. Strenthened with all might, . . . Unto all patience and long-suffering. (col. I. 11) I must have patience to endure the load. (Shak) Who hath learned lowliness From his Lord's cradle, patience from his cross. (Keble)

2. The act or power of calmly or contentedly waiting for something due or hoped for; forbearance. Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all. (Matt. Xviii. 29)

3. Constancy in labour or application; perseverance. He learned with patience, and with meekness taught. (Harte)

4. Sufferance; permission. They stay upon your patience. (Shak)

5. (Science: botany) A kind of dock (Rumex Patientia), less common in America than in Europe; monk's rhubarb.

6. Solitaire.

Synonym: Patience, Resignation.

Patience implies the quietness or self-possession of one's own spirit under sufferings, provocations, etc.; resignation implies submission to the will of another. The stoic may have patience; the Christian should have both patience and resignation.

Origin: F. Patience, fr. L. Patientia. See Patient.


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... our business. But it isn't a big organization, and it's perfectly reasonable that the confirmation and response will not happen this weekend. Patience folks.

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... little star--other times I don't. And in twigs that have dried to the point of brittleness that feature is not visible. Thanks for your time and patience.

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by Thos
Sun Aug 19, 2012 2:54 am
 
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Are Creationists more right than evolutionists after all

Hi JackBean and canalon, Read the edited post again with patience. I am sure that you will find sense in it. if you find nonsense please let me know what and why. I will be thankful as it will help me to improve the write up further.

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