g i r l h a t t a n

g i r l h a t t a n

Monday, December 11, 2006


graffiti - elizabeth st

Pronunciation: 'pA-sh&n(t)s
Function: noun
1 : the capacity, habit, or fact of being patient

Pronunciation: 'pA-sh&nt
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English pacient, from Anglo-French, from Latin patient-, patiens, from present participle of pati to suffer; perhaps akin to Greek pEma suffering
1 : bearing pains or trials calmly or without complaint
2 : manifesting forbearance under provocation or strain
3 : not hasty or impetuous
4 : steadfast despite opposition, difficulty, or adversity
5 a : able or willing to bear -- used with of b : SUSCEPTIBLE, ADMITTING
- pa·tient·ly adverb

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