Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. PAY-shəns

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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Entry updated January 22, 2019