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PATIENCE: The American Sign Language (ASL) sign for "patience"
The sign for patient as in "patience" is different from the type of patient that you find in a hospital. For that version go to the PATIENT page and scroll down a bit.
Can also mean things such as: restraint, composure, willingness to endure.
Put your thumbnail on your chin and drag it downward about 2 inches.
If you want to express the concept of being "impatient" you would sign "PATIENCE NONE / NONE PATIENCE:"
Sample sentence: Are you patient?
Also see: SUFFER
Also see: SECRET
Also see: PRIVATE
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