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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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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?"
He placed her in the patients' chair, opposite the windows.
Nay, some are so cautious on this head, that, to avoid a possibility of killing the patient, they abstain from all methods of curing, and prescribe nothing but what can neither do good nor harm.
Todd, who, having discovered that his patient was far from being a man of importance, felt much emboldened to perform the duty.
I made notes of my patient's pulse and temperature, tested the rigidity of his muscles, and examined his reflexes.
John Long, "noblemen and gentlemen" attesting his extraction of a fluid like mercury from the temples of a patient.
He found an urgent message from a patient, waiting for him; and he most unfortunately went at once to visit the sick person, without stopping to change his clothes.
"Wery ill," says the patient. "Wot have you been a-eatin' on?" says the doctor.
This flabby lump of mortality that we work so hard at with such patient perseverance, yields no sign of you.
As not only the disease interested the physician, but he was strongly moved to look into the character and qualities of the patient, these two men, so different in age, came gradually to spend much time together.
"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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