Definición de patience en inglés:


Saltos de línea: pa|tience
Pronunciación: /ˈpeɪʃ(ə)ns


[mass noun]
  • 2British Any of various forms of card game for one player, the object of which is to use up all one’s cards by forming particular arrangements and sequences.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • One sister has already nabbed the food and cards, and is sitting playing patience.


lose patience (or lose one's patience)

Become unable to keep one’s temper: even Laurence finally lost patience with him
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Gareth was slowly losing his patience and temper as he tried to get them to block each other's blows.
  • Rhea was close to losing her patience and her temper.
  • Just keep a cool head and don't lose your patience or your temper.


Middle English: from Old French, from Latin patientia, from patient- 'suffering', from the verb pati.

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