ETYM French, from Latin patiens, -entis, p. pr. of pati to suffer. Related to Pathos, Passion.
1. Enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance.
2. Enduring without protest or complaint.
1. A person who requires medical care
2. One that is acted upon
affected role · patient role
1. Onaj koji pati, koji boluje, bolesnik.
2. Mušterija pedikira ili zubotehničara (lat.)