Examples of patience in a Sentence
To be a biographer is a somewhat peculiar endeavor. It seems to me it requires not only the tact, patience, and thoroughness of a scholar but also the stamina of a horse. —Nancy Milford, Vanity Fair, August 2001
… in this time of bioethical conundrums, it is good to know that patience, good will, and personal morality will untie far more intellectual knots than the disarray of rancor, conflict, and special interests … —Sherwin B. Nuland, New Republic, 13 Dec. 1999
Mind-numbing delays and irrelevant search results are enough to try the patience of the most saintly Web surfers. —Neil Gross et al., Business Week, 14 June 1999
After a while, their ideological certitudes tried the patience of their own peoples … —Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., New Yorker, 16 Nov. 1992
I don't have the patience to wait in line for hours just to buy a ticket.
Investors need to have patience. The economy will improve soon.
She treated her students with great patience and humor.
I don't have the patience to do crossword puzzles.
Recent Examples of patience from the Web
There are signs, however, that the Court may be running out of patience.
Bibi has astounded our care team with her patience, tolerance and attentiveness towards Fiona.
The most difficult chore was finding patience, Sporting Kansas City forward Daniel Salloi says.
But Gaskin was terrific, using a mix of patience and explosiveness to amass 1,373 yards and 10 touchdowns last season.
Pack some patience on that holiday road trip State police were warning motorists to take it easy Tuesday on roads packed with travelers after a string of highway fatalities leading up to the Fourth of July.
Patience on the part of riders, therapists and volunteers — not to mention the horses — is key to the therapeutic riding process.
Sam Hinkie turned patience into its own extremist religion.
Be open to receiving them; humility and patience are your best friends this week.
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PATIENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of patience for Students
: the ability to remain calm when dealing with a difficult or annoying situation, task, or person A person will need patience to do this work.
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