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feminine noun
1. patience
  • ¡paciencia, que todo se arreglará! -> be patient, it'll all get sorted out!
  • ¡qué paciencia hay que tener contigo! -> you'd try the patience of a saint!
  • ¡este niño va a acabar con mi paciencia! -> I'm losing my patience with this child!
  • armarse de paciencia -> to summon up one's patience
  • perder la paciencia -> to lose one's patience
  • tener más paciencia que un santo -> to have the patience of a saint
  • tener paciencia -> to be patient

paciencia [pah-the-en'-the-ah]
1. Patience, endurance. (f)
2. Patience, the quality of expecting long without rage or discontent. (f)
3. Patience, forbearance, long-suffering. (f)
4. Slowness, tardiness in action. (f)
5. Exhortatory exclamation to have patience. (f)
  • Perder la paciencia -> to loose one's temper

¡paciencia! (gen) be patient!; (S. Cone) that's just too bad!; acabársele o agotársele la paciencia a algn: se me acaba o agota la paciencia my patience is running out o wearing thin; armarse o cargarse o revestirse de paciencia to resolve to be patient; perder la paciencia to lose patience; tener paciencia to be patient; no tengo más paciencia my patience is at an end
¡paciencia y barajar! keep trying!; don't give up!

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