Definition of patiently in English:


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  • In a way that shows tolerance of delays, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious.

    ‘the assembled hordes waited patiently to get in’
    • ‘he patiently explained the pros and cons’
    • ‘At the matinee, Emily patiently sat in my lap.’
    • ‘Its struggle to overcome the stigma of stereotyping is captured patiently, yet there is never a dull moment.’
    • ‘His scenes with Ruth, whom he's patiently helping to work through her own traumas, are the film's best.’
    • ‘The film patiently follows her through each phase of her initiation into convent life.’
    • ‘He patiently guided my interest in Buddhist art for a decade thereafter.’
    • ‘Patiently, he told me how he got into what we now call stand-up comedy by accident.’
    • ‘The writings of great masters and new pioneers continue to inspire my artistic journey, and my dancers have patiently travelled along with me.’
    • ‘He has spent an inordinate amount of time patiently communicating how he wants the company to change.’
    • ‘A young man patiently collects cash from each woman, then makes a notation in her loan book.’
    • ‘He listened patiently, and gave thanks in polite and measured tones.’



/ˈpāSH(ə)n(t)lē/ /ˈpeɪʃ(ə)n(t)li/