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PA'TIENTLY, adv. With calmness or composure; without discontent or murmuring. Submit patiently to the unavoidable evils of life.

1. With calm and constant diligence; as, to examine a subject patiently.

2. Without agitation, uneasiness or discontent; without undue haste or eagerness; as, to wait patiently for more favorable events.



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PA'TIENTLY, adv. With calmness or composure; without discontent or murmuring. Submit patiently to the unavoidable evils of life.

1. With calm and constant diligence; as, to examine a subject patiently.

2. Without agitation, uneasiness or discontent; without undue haste or eagerness; as, to wait patiently for more favorable events.

PA'TIENT-LY, adv.

  1. With calmness or composure; without discontent or murmuring. Submit patiently to the unavoidable evils of life.
  2. With calm and constant diligence; as, to examine a subject patiently.
  3. Without agitation, uneasiness or discontent; without undue haste or eagerness; as, to wait patiently for more favorable events.

Pa"tient*ly
  1. In a patient manner.

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Patiently

PA'TIENTLY, adverb With calmness or composure; without discontent or murmuring. Submit patiently to the unavoidable evils of life.

1. With calm and constant diligence; as, to examine a subject patiently

2. Without agitation, uneasiness or discontent; without undue haste or eagerness; as, to wait patiently for more favorable events.

PATIN. [See Paten.]

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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relax

RELAX', v.t. [L. relaxo; re and laxo, to slacken.]

1. To slacken; to make less tense or rigid; as, to relax a rope or cord; to relax the muscles or sinews; to relax the reins in riding.

2. To loosen; to make less close or firm; as, to relax the joints.

3. To make less severe or rigorous; to remit or abate in strictness; as, to relax a law or rule of justice; to relax a demand.

4. To remit or abate in attention, assiduity or labor; as, to relax study; to relax exertions or efforts.

5. To unbend; to ease; to relieve from close attention; as, conversation relaxes the student or the mind.

6. To relieve from constipation; to loosen; to open; as, medicines relax the bowels.

7. To open; to loose.

8. To make languid.

RELAX', v.i.

1. To abate in severity; to become more mild or less rigorous.

In others she relax'd again, and govern'd with a looser rein.

2. To remit in close attention. It is useful for the student to relax often, and give himself to exercise and amusements.

RELAX', n. Relaxation. [Not used.]

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Noah Webster, the Father of American Christian education, wrote the first American dictionary and established a system of rules to govern spelling, grammar, and reading. This master linguist understood the power of words, their definitions, and the need for precise word usage in communication to maintain independence. Webster used the Bible as the foundation for his definitions.

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