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enduring or capable of enduring hardship or inconvenience without complaint

Synonyms for patient

the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance

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This remark caused a cessation of the compliments, and induced the physician to turn an inquiring eye in the direction of his patient.
You may believe, than, that I was in my consulting-room when, at the appointed hour, the page showed in the patient.
A medical man should be responsible for the quality of the drugs consumed by his patients.
nay, I am all in favor of it on medical grounds) for my patient.
For the first time, for many a long year past, the Doctor felt his pulse quicken its beat in the presence of a patient.
I have been thus particular in describing her, because she will serve to exemplify the physician's manner of acquiring and retaining the confidence of his patients.
I have been careful, and I have been patient, but it's growing worse and worse; flesh and blood can't bear it any longer;--every chance he can get to insult and torment me, he takes.
Harris arrived, he declared his patient materially better.
On the contrary the fair Jewess, though sensible her patient now regarded her as one of a race of reprobation, with whom it was disgraceful to hold any beyond the most necessary intercourse, ceased not to pay the same patient and devoted attention to his safety and convalescence.
A patient who finds his disorder daily growing worse, and that an efficacious remedy can no longer be delayed without extreme danger, after coolly revolving his situation, and the characters of different physicians, selects and calls in such of them as he judges most capable of administering relief, and best entitled to his confidence.
We may find happiness in seeking to be patient even while we suffer.
I've been in your counting-house more than once when Crimsworth has treated you like a dog; called for a book, for instance, and when you gave him the wrong one, or what he chose to consider the wrong one, flung it back almost in your face; desired you to shut or open the door as if you had been his flunkey; to say nothing of your position at the party about a month ago, where you had neither place nor partner, but hovered about like a poor, shabby hanger-on; and how patient you were under each and all of these circumstances
He found his patient stretched on his bed, his legs swelled, his face livid, and his stomach collapsed.
Physicians are, some of them, so pleasing and conformable to the humor of the patient, as they press not the true cure of the disease; and some other are so regular, in proceeding according to art for the disease, as they respect not sufficiently the condition of the patient.
Their usefulness did not depend on making the patient swallow substances for the most part harmful (the harm was scarcely perceptible, as they were given in small doses), but they were useful, necessary, and indispensable because they satisfied a mental need of the invalid and of those who loved her- and that is why there are, and always will be, pseudo-healers, wise women, homeopaths, and allopaths.
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