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    Red face is the word patience an abstract noun of quality?

    is the word patience an abstract noun of quality? Or emotion?

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    Re: is the word patience an abstract noun of quality?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NotKnowningYet View Post
    is the word patience an abstract noun of quality? Or emotion?

    It can be either an adjective (quality) as in
    You must be patient if you really want to learn English.
    or a noun as in
    The nurse told the patient the doctor would come soon.
    It depends on the situation.

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    Re: is the word patience an abstract noun of quality?

    Quote Originally Posted by ymnisky View Post
    It can be either an adjective (quality) as in
    You must be patient if you really want to learn English.
    or a noun as in
    The nurse told the patient the doctor would come soon.
    It depends on the situation.
    Oh, I see the word is patience !
    So patience is an abstract noun:
    The capacity, quality, or fact of being patient.
    Take a look for instance at: patience: Definition, Synonyms from Answers.com

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