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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.PAY-shənts
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Meaning & History

From the English word patience, ultimately from Latin patientia, a derivative of pati "to suffer". This was one of the virtue names coined by the Puritans in the 17th century.

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Firefly characters, Supernatural characters, virtues, word names
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute