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Synonyms for patient

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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The clerk took the patient into one of the inner rooms; they were smaller, and each had a couch in it covered with black horse-hair: he asked his patient a variety of questions, examined his lungs, his heart, and his liver, made notes of fact on the hospital letter, formed in his own mind some idea of the diagnosis, and then waited for Dr.
He asked any student who happened to be standing near him what he would prescribe for a patient he had just seen.
What would be the use of science and art, if the patient, who disposes of all that, cannot be saved from peril?
A glance at his watch informed him that he must soon begin his rounds among the patients who were waiting for him at their own houses.
Todd, who, having discovered that his patient was far from being a man of importance, felt much emboldened to perform the duty.
The field was now left to the physician and his patient, while the different personages who remained gathered around the latter, with faces expressing the various degrees of interest that each one felt in his condition.
The bottle was downstairs in my laboratory, so leaving my patient seated in his chair, I ran down to get it.
Trumbull rose from his couch with a disposition to speak of an illness in which he had manifested the strength of his mind as well as constitution; and he was not backward in awarding credit to the medical man who had discerned the quality of patient he had to deal with.
For the first few days, I had no choice but to give way to my elders and betters; the patient steadily sinking all the time.
He will do now,' says the doctor, washing his hands, and looking at the patient with growing disfavour.
Thus Roger Chillingworth scrutinised his patient carefully, both as he saw him in his ordinary life, keeping an accustomed pathway in the range of thoughts familiar to him, and as he appeared when thrown amidst other moral scenery, the novelty of which might call out something new to the surface of his character.
I have been run over by a motor car," his patient said, speaking slowly and with something singularly agreeable in his voice notwithstanding its slight accent of pain.
A ring at the door-bell announced the arrival of the first patient.
It was a strange thing that the patient had humour enough to see their distrust, for, coming close to me, he said in a whisper, all the while looking furtively at them, "They think I could hurt you
Dawson and Lady Glyde being both with the patient at the time.
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