patient vs impatient

patient impatient

Definitions

  • 1) A person or animal who receives treatment from a doctor or other medically educated person.
  • 2) linguistics, grammar The or phrase that is semantically on the receiving end of a verb's action.
  • 3) Linguistics A or phrase identifying one that is acted upon or undergoes an action.
  • 4) One who receives medical attention, care, or treatment.
  • 5) Obsolete One who suffers.
  • 6) a patient who receives lodging and food, as treatment, in a hospital or an infirmary.
  • 7) One who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient.
  • 8) one who receives advice and medicine, or treatment, from an infirmary.
  • 9) A person under medical or surgical treatment; -- correlative to physician or nurse.
  • 10) a person who requires medical care
  • 11) the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
  • 12) Agent and patient. See agent.
  • 13) Specifically A sufferer under bodily indisposition undergoing medical treatment: commonly used as a correlative to physician or nurse.
  • 14) A person or thing that receives impressions from external agents; one who or that which is passively affected: opposed to agent.
  • 15) content to wait if necessary; not losing one's temper while waiting; not bothered with having to wait; not unwilling to wait
  • 16) Capable of calmly awaiting an outcome or result; not hasty or impulsive.
  • 17) Capable of bearing or enduring pain, difficulty, provocation, or annoyance.
  • 18) Persevering; constant.
  • 19) Tolerant; understanding.
  • 20) Bearing or enduring pain, difficulty, provocation, or annoyance with calmness.
  • 21) Marked by or exhibiting calm endurance of pain, difficulty, provocation, or annoyance.
  • 22) Having the quality of enduring; physically able to suffer or bear.
  • 23) Forbearing; long-suffering.
  • 24) Undergoing pains, trials, or the like, without murmuring or fretfulness; bearing up with equanimity against trouble; long-suffering.
  • 25) Constant in pursuit or exertion; persevering; calmly diligent.
  • 26) Expectant with calmness, or without discontent; not hasty; not overeager; composed.
  • 27) enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance
  • 28) obsolete To compose, to calm.

Definitions

  • 1) rare One who is impatient.
  • 2) One who lacks patience.
  • 3) restless and intolerant of delays
  • 4) anxious and eager, especially to begin something
  • 5) Expressing or produced by impatience.
  • 6) Unable to endure irritation or opposition; intolerant.
  • 7) Unable to wait patiently or tolerate delay; restless.
  • 8) Restively eager or desirous; anxious.
  • 9) obsolete Not to be borne; unendurable.
  • 10) Not patient; not bearing with composure; intolerant; uneasy; fretful; restless, because of pain, delay, or opposition; eager for change, or for something expected; hasty; passionate; -- often followed by at, for, of, and under.
  • 11) Prompted by, or exhibiting, impatience.
  • 12) restless or short-tempered under delay or opposition
  • 13) Intolerant; non-endurant; resistant: as, impatient of control.
  • 14) Not patient; not bearing or enduring with composure or patience; uneasy under existing conditions, and eager for relief or change; excited by opposition or the thwarting of one's desires; quick-tempered.
  • 15) Prompted by or springing from impatience; exhibiting or expressing impatience: as, an impatient manner.
  • 16) Synonyms and Restless, unquiet, hasty, eager, precipitate, impetuous, vehement.
  • 17) Not to be borne; intolerable.

Examples

  • 1) Recently patients have been given the third option of active surveillance.
  • 2) Tissue biopsies can be inaccessible in lung cancer patients.
  • 3) patients rarely sue doctors who are thoughtful and caring.
  • 4) It means millions of cancer patients are getting treatment that is not up to scratch.
  • 5) patients are waiting longer to see a consultant.
  • 6) Leicester hospitals declared a crisis and urged patients to stay away because waiting times were so long.
  • 7) The patient would also be made aware an alarm had been raised.
  • 8) This finding might encourage patients to seek treatment for health anxiety and to trust their heart.
  • 9) He sat quietly at a desk, methodical, patient and calm.
  • 10) Primary care trusts are not good at value for money or understanding what patients need.
  • 11) patient care improved too because the deal encouraged quality.
  • 12) All of this calls for a new kind of patient who thinks differently about healthcare.
  • 13) Can one of his fellow patients help give him a reality check?
  • 14) Set your nephew a good example by being a source of calm and patient good humour.
  • 15) The charity says that isolation is a serious problem for cancer patients.
  • 16) His report said both groups of patients should get the highest employment and support allowance.
  • 17) Using it resulted in twice as many patients suppressing the virus.
  • 18) Some hospitals have also cancelled operations to make way for the most seriously ill flu patients.
  • 19) What should the relationship between doctor and patient be?
  • 20) The general criticism is that it takes too long for our patients to see a consultant.
  • 21) We were very good defensively and we were also very patient.
  • 22) At present there is a problem with using them for treating patients.
  • 23) The obese patients suffered more from infections and fatal heart conditions.
  • 24) The report also said overweight doctors and nurses were setting a bad example to patients.
  • 25) Three healthcare assistants have been charged after an investigation into the alleged abuse of elderly hospital patients.
  • 26) Successful treatment with one patient is not enough.
  • 27) Pilots will be set up to train nurses and healthcare assistants together in offering basic care to patients.
  • 28) Childcare used to be thought of as a job for kind and patient people rather than the academically gifted.
  • 29) Examples of poor practice uncovered included locking bedroom and other doors without explanation and patients staying in rehabilitation services for long periods.
  • 30) In Afghanistan she had only a single day in which no patients arrived.
  • 31) Miles was one of the loyal, patient workers.
  • 32) Both do their best to improve the food that arrives at a patient's bedside.
  • 33) Many patients are given mild sedatives or anti-depressants.
  • 34) I have to say that two female neurosurgeons talking about their patient *as their patient* rather than as a man would not be a fail to me, although I'm not sure whether I'm saying it wouldn't fail the rule or just wouldn't in general bother me.
  • 35) She was being patient -- _patient_, poor lamb, and only God himself knew how she cried when she was left alone in her white bed, the door closed between her and all the house.
  • 36) "One cannot understand how a compounder can diagnose and administer an injection to a patient& It appears that Sangupani complained to the compounder that he was having chest pain and the compounder keeping in mind that on earlier occasions the doctor prescribed Deriphyllin injection, administered it to the patient.
  • 37) The term patient care episode represents the sum of two numbers: resident hospitalized patients at the beginning of the year or those on the active role of outpatient clinics; and admissions during the year.
  • 38) The title patient produced 16 personalities before she was through, and became a national phenomenon.
  • 39) Obviously, the split-brain patient is not acting normally, however.
  • 40) The determining factor in deciding whether to try a new approach with a patient is the risk/benefit equation.
  • 41) ‘The people of Gloucester must have been affected by the patient suffering of their pastor.’
  • 42) ‘The Foss Basin is always a safe bet at this time of year and pike anglers have been reaping the rewards of a patient approach.’
  • 43) ‘This time, they are taking a more patient approach.’
  • 44) ‘You never have been able to handle the fact that I'm more patient than you.’
  • 45) ‘It was awesome working with him, he is a very cool and patient dude.’
  • 46) ‘He wasn't the most calm and patient person in the world when it came to matters of the heart.’
  • 47) ‘He plays a patient game from the back of the court and the approach edges him close to claiming the first set.’
  • 48) ‘For some less patient diners this can actually be a blessing as it cuts down the time spent perusing the options.’
  • 49) ‘He likes challenge and experimentation, but he is also a patient professional.’
  • 50) ‘His relaxed, patient attitude does not always sit well with people in a hurry.’
  • 51) ‘Jackie is noted for his very patient style and believes in encouraging students every step of the way.’
  • 52) ‘The glossy surface, apparently built up from a patient succession of thin glazes, is exactly in her manner.’
  • 53) ‘It's become hard to imagine anyone else pulling off such stubborn, patient beauty.’
  • 54) ‘If you are slow and patient it is possible to get quite near to them, and this was certainly the closest either of us had been to a shark in a long time.’
  • 55) ‘In any case, the learning situation must be an active one, and thus a patient one.’
  • 56) ‘This could also open the way for hospitals to start charging patients for treatment.’
  • 57) ‘Hospital chiefs insist no patient suffered worse treatment because of the scandal.’
  • 58) ‘It could see patients being banned from treatment for up to a year in severe cases.’
  • 59) ‘Everything pertaining to the patient's medical care should be clearly documented.’
  • 60) ‘Just like any doctor, we take a patient's medical details and allergies before a consultation.’
  • 61) ‘Critically ill, morbidly obese patients present serious challenges to physicians treating them.’
  • 62) ‘They were able to define three clinical characteristics that put hospitalized heart failure patients at greatest risk of mortality.’
  • 63) ‘We enrolled 272 consecutive patients who were referred to the participating investigators for preoperative consultation.’
  • 64) ‘Today's surgical patient often is discharged with wounds that require nursing care at home.’
  • 65) ‘The goal was to recruit 400 depressed patients hospitalized for heart attack or angina.’
  • 66) ‘What are your observations regarding the few AIDS patients undergoing treatment in Burundi?’
  • 67) ‘An AIDS patient receives antiretroviral drugs in a Kenyan hospital.’
  • 68) ‘Four days later, this immunosuppressed patient developed a sore swollen tongue.’
  • 69) ‘Not all beta blockers are equally tolerated by patients with chronic heart failure.’
  • 70) ‘An acute shortage of human organs means that many patients die waiting for transplants, however.’
  • 71) ‘Some patients who respond well initially develop tolerance to the injections.’
  • 72) ‘Only one patient with severe persistent asthma was not receiving an asthma controller medication.’
  • 73) ‘A search of records indicated that the remaining 29 patients were still alive one year after discharge.’
  • 74) ‘patients in the intervention group completed a questionnaire immediately after viewing the programme.’
  • 75) ‘The test also has limited usefulness for patients with diabetes and end-stage renal disease.’
  • 76) a patient smile

Examples

  • 1) But he was sometimes impatient not to get the chance.
  • 2) She is going to come at Konta big time, but she can get a little impatient when she thinks she should be winning.
  • 3) The people in line behind me were getting impatient.
  • 4) But you can also find yourself getting a bit impatient.
  • 5) He does not get impatient with players less gifted than him.
  • 6) Everyone was impatient to get the job done and get back.
  • 7) Do you get impatient if people hold you up?
  • 8) Those who paid record prices in the most competitive sectors may find themselves in for a long and impatient wait.
  • 9) I’m so impatient to see her.
  • 10) Younger lawyers are impatient for change.
  • 11) He is also impatient for change.
  • 12) But the downside is you're increasingly impatient.
  • 13) One impatient woman is waiting to be rung up, and two more people are walking in.
  • 14) A couple of years ago some of the players might have got a bit more impatient.
  • 15) It is not an unreasonable hope, but it could be an impatient expectation that sees you selling yourself short.
  • 16) You are impatient to see your ideas becoming reality but if you keep pushing, others will simply dig their heels in.
  • 17) I grow increasingly impatient with historians whose wars have no battles, or whose battles have no maps.
  • 18) In the Sixties he became increasingly impatient with the time it took for oils to dry and the lack of brilliance in its colour potential.
  • 19) The need to use antibiotics could also be cut if people were less impatient and waited for minor illnesses to get better naturally, he said.
  • 20) Yet East must tell this story to an increasingly sceptical and impatient City.
  • 21) You just need to look at the situation at Manchester City to see how impatient people are now.
  • 22) Sometimes I'm a bit impatient.
  • 23) Coming slowly on through the forests of masts was a great steamship, beating the water in short impatient strokes with her heavy paddles as though she wanted room to breathe, and advancing in her huge bulk like a sea monster among the minnows of the Thames.
  • 24) Indeed by this time the whole party were gathered, and in impatient expectation that the dinner would make up to them in some degree for the various disappointments of the morning.
  • 25) With his head to one side, and smoking his cigar in short, impatient draughts, he listened.
  • 26) But the next minute, the little creature whimpering, she bent down in impatient repentance and kissed it, whimpering too.
  • 27) I know you too well; but I want to hear what you have been doing -- what he said, 'answered Charles, in short, impatient sentences.
  • 28) Thus earnestly does a gracious soul desire communion with God, thus impatient is it in the want of that communion, so impossible does it find it to be satisfied with any thing short of that communion, and so insatiable is it in taking the pleasures of that communion when the opportunity of it returns, still thirsting after the full enjoyment of him in the heavenly kingdom.
  • 29) Those that get impatient from the long wait simply pin a note to the front of children’s pockets and leave them in line alone.
  • 30) I'm also terribly impatient, which is not a good mindset for an editor.
  • 31) ‘Suddenly you feel irritated with others and impatient with your own inability to do things as well or as quickly as you hoped.’
  • 32) ‘He quickly grew impatient with it, though he could not speak to Isobel of why.’
  • 33) ‘Last week's conflict was provoked by the arrogance of a Prime Minister impatient with the parliamentary process.’
  • 34) ‘He's impatient with everything, annoyed at everything, and he always acts without thinking.’
  • 35) ‘This high-speed technician can be brusque and impatient with the indecisive, but he is a wonder to behold.’
  • 36) ‘Like the rest of us, he is sometimes short and impatient with those around him, and he does not suffer fools gladly.’
  • 37) ‘He quickly tuned my own guitar, having grown impatient with my sitting there.’
  • 38) ‘He seems impatient with you, almost testy to the point of animosity.’
  • 39) ‘We are not to strive, become impatient with ourselves, or grow angry or despairing when we find we are bound by some uncleanness.’
  • 40) ‘Frankly, it was annoying and I was growing impatient with all the delays.’
  • 41) ‘He was never angry with any person, nor was he ever impatient with their human weaknesses.’
  • 42) ‘Just some people are too impatient to see it, or they don't take it for what it is.’
  • 43) ‘I come on behalf of someone who's grown very impatient with your games.’
  • 44) ‘Michelle was starting to get a little impatient waiting for Guy and stood up to get ready to leave.’
  • 45) ‘I became very impatient with the game before I had even gotten far into it.’
  • 46) ‘He becomes so impatient that later that night, he decides to pack some food and get the dogs himself.’
  • 47) ‘Can I be forgiven for becoming a bit impatient here?’
  • 48) ‘Letting out an impatient sigh, Jackie felt the world move in slow motion.’
  • 49) ‘Sometimes he sounds impatient with the necessary formality of the interview contract.’
  • 50) ‘I was brought back to reality by the honk of an impatient driver behind me.’
  • 51) ‘impatient for progress and impatient of toffs, we just have no sympathy for the fact that they can't get along with the world as it is changing.’
  • 52) ‘But I am still impatient for a medal and having missed out on competing in the individual competition this time I really want to get one in the relay.’
  • 53) ‘Sometimes I wish they could stay kids forever and at others I'm impatient for them to grow up and venture out into the world so I can see what they make of their lives.’
  • 54) ‘Therefore, although impatient for the morning, I slept soundly and had no need of cheering dreams.’
  • 55) ‘They will be impatient for improvement this time round.’
  • 56) ‘However, they will be that much more impatient for success.’
  • 57) ‘Even those who felt liberated, however, are impatient for a government they can call their own.’
  • 58) ‘I was impatient for the future to start happening right now.’
  • 59) ‘Once my boss gave me the go-ahead on it, he was impatient for me to finish it.’
  • 60) ‘Winston Churchill was always impatient for action and unable to understand the time the Generals took to prepare for action.’
  • 61) ‘Even colleagues who have happily signed up to support his candidature admit that they are impatient for his real views to become clear.’
  • 62) ‘Understandably, the children were getting impatient for the beach - but how on earth were we going to get down there?’
  • 63) ‘Maybe they do need more time to deliver on better public services, but clearly the country is now impatient for improvements.’
  • 64) ‘The kids poke at their breakfasts, impatient for the sand and its myriad of playing opportunities.’
  • 65) ‘In the meantime, those pushing for streamlining of the system are getting impatient for change.’
  • 66) ‘If you're getting impatient for your 15 minutes of fame it's time to make your move.’
  • 67) ‘It was hard to recover my form, but I'm not afraid to go into tackles any more and I feel great and impatient for the games to come.’
  • 68) ‘People are just too impatient to get where they want to go.’
  • 69) ‘As readers, we are all a little bit more impatient to get to the point.’
  • 70) ‘I guessed the fact that it was Friday was making her more impatient than usual.’
  • 71) ‘He admits he is impatient by nature, but believes speed is of the essence.’
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