Patience is a Virtue

Bearing or enduring pain, difficulty, provocation, or annoyance with calmness.
Marked by or exhibiting calm endurance of pain, difficulty, provocation, or annoyance.
Tolerant; understanding: an unfailingly patient leader and guide.
Persevering; constant: With patient industry, she revived the failing business and made it thrive.
Capable of calmly awaiting an outcome or result; not hasty or impulsive.
Capable of bearing or enduring pain, difficulty, provocation, or annoyance: “My uncle Toby was a man patient of injuries” (Laurence Sterne).

pa·tience ( P )
The capacity, quality, or fact of being patient.
Chiefly British. The game solitaire.
Synonyms: patience, long-suffering, resignation, forbearance
These nouns denote the capacity to endure hardship, difficulty, or inconvenience without complaint. Patience emphasizes calmness, self-control, and the willingness or ability to tolerate delay: Our patience will achieve more than our force (Edmund Burke). Long-suffering is long and patient endurance, as of wrong or provocation: The general, a man not known for docility and long-suffering, flew into a rage. Resignation implies acceptance of or submission to something trying, as out of despair or necessity: I undertook the job with an air of resignation. Forbearance denotes restraint, as in retaliating, demanding what is due, or voicing disapproval: “It is the mutual duty of all to practice Christian forbearance, love, and charity towards each other” (Patrick Henry).
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