The Correct spelling is: patient

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  • adj.
    1. Bearing or enduring pain, difficulty, provocation, or annoyance with calmness.
    2. Marked by or exhibiting calm endurance of pain, difficulty, provocation, or annoyance.
    3. Tolerant; understanding: an unfailingly patient leader and guide.
    4. Persevering; constant: With patient industry, she revived the failing business and made it thrive.
    5. Capable of calmly awaiting an outcome or result; not hasty or impulsive.
    6. Capable of bearing or enduring pain, difficulty, provocation, or annoyance: “My uncle Toby was a man patient of injuries” (Laurence Sterne).
    1. One who receives medical attention, care, or treatment.
    2. Linguistics. A noun or noun phrase identifying one that is acted upon or undergoes an action. Also called goal.
    3. Archaic. One who suffers.

    [Middle English pacient, from Old French, from Latin patiēns, patient-, present participle of patī, to endure.]

    patiently pa'tient·ly adv.

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