patient

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpeɪʃənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpeɪʃənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pāshənt)


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Sense: Adjective: enduring without complaint
Synonyms:
stoic, uncomplaining, mild-tempered, easygoing , easy-going , understanding , forbearing, forgiving, tolerant, long-suffering
Antonyms:
irritable, violent , restless , resentful, irrepressible, feverish, ruffled, twitchy, anxious , annoyed , crabby (informal), fidgety, edgy , hot-tempered, impatient , prickly, ratty, snappy
Sense: Adjective: quietly persistent
Synonyms:
dogged, steady , determined , persistent , unflinching, persevering, unwavering, steadfast , insistent, tenacious, imperturbable, pertinacious, assiduous, stubborn , indomitable
Antonyms:
unsteady, irregular, undependable, unreliable , reluctant , complacent, hesitant
Sense: Noun: person receiving medical treatment
Synonyms:
outpatient, inpatient, victim , sufferer, sick person, sick individual, case , subject , person seeking help
Antonyms:
doctor , medic, nurse , surgeon , practitioner , MD, therapist, family , relatives, next of kin

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