|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers|
|Section I. Affections in General|
| Section IV. Possessive Relations|
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|NOUN:||INEXCITABILITY, imperturbability, inirritability; even temper, tranquil mind, dispassion; toleration, tolerance, patience.|
PASSIVENESS &c. (physical inertness) [See Inertness]; hebetude, hebetation; impassibility (insensibility) [See Insensibility]; stupefaction.
CALMNESS &c. adj.; composure, placidity, indisturbance, imperturbation, sang-froid [F.], coolness, tranquillity, serenity; quiet, quietude; peace of mind, mental calmness.
EQUANIMITY, poise; staidness &c. adj.; gravity, sobriety, quietism, Quakerism; philosophy, stoicism, command of temper; self-possession, self-control, self-command, self-restraint; presence of mind.
RESIGNATION, submission [See Submission]; sufferance, supportance, endurance, longsufferance, forbearance, longanimity, fortitude; patience of Job, patience on a monument [Twelfth Night], patience sovereign oer transmuted ill [Johnson]; moderation; repression -, subjugation- of feeling; restraint [See Restraint]; tranquillization (moderation) [See Moderation].
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|VERB:||BE COMPOSED &c. adj.|
laisser faire [F.], laisser aller [F.]; take things -easily, - as they come; take it easy, rub on [colloq.], live and let live; take -easily, - coolly, - in good part; æquam servare mentem [L.].
ENDURE; bear, - well, - the brunt; go through, support, brave, disregard; tolerate, suffer, stand, bide; abide, aby or abye; bear with, put up with, take up with, abide with; acquiesce; submit (yield) [See Submission]; submit with a good grace; resign -, reconcile- oneself to; brook, digest, eat, swallow, pocket, stomach; carry on, carry through; make light of, make the best of, make a virtue of necessity [Chaucer]; put a good face on, keep ones countenance; check [See Restraint]- oneself.
COMPOSE, appease (moderate) [See Moderation]; propitiate; repress (restrain) [See Restraint]; render insensible [See Insensibility]; overcome -, allay -, repress- ones excitability [See Excitability]; master ones feelings; make -oneself, - ones mind- easy; set ones mind at -ease, - rest; calm -, cool- down; gentle, tame, thaw, grow cool.
BE BORNE, be endured, be swallowed; go down.
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|ADJECTIVE:||INEXCITABLE, imperturbable; unsusceptible (insensible) [See Insensibility]; dispassionate, unpassionate, cold-blooded, unirritable, inirritable; enduring &c. v.; stoical, Platonic, philosophic, staid, stayed [obs.], sober, - minded; grave; sober -, grave- as a judge; sedate, demure, cool-headed, level-headed.|
EASY-GOING, peaceful, placid, calm; quiet, - as a mouse; tranquil, serene; cool, - as -a cucumber, - custard [both colloq.]; undemonstrative.
COMPOSED, collected; temperate &c. (moderate) [See Moderation]; unexcited, unstirred, unruffled, undisturbed, unperturbed, unimpassioned.
MEEK, tolerant; patient, - as Job; unoffended; unresisting; submissive [See Submission]; tame; content, resigned, chastened, subdued, lamblike; gentle, - as a lamb; suaviter in modo [L.]; mild, - as mothers milk; soft as peppermint; armed with patience, bearing with, clement, long-suffering, forbearant, longanimous.
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|ADVERB:||like patience on a monument smiling at grief [Twelfth Night]; æquo animo [L.], in cold blood [See Insensibility]; more in sorrow than in anger.|
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|INTERJECTION:||patience! and shuffle the cards.|
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- It will all be the same one hundred years hence.
- This too will pass.
- Adversitys sweet milk, philosophy.Romeo and Juliet
- Mens æqua in arduis.
- Philosophia stemma non inspicit.Seneca
- Quo me cumque rapit tempestas deferor hospes.Horace
- They also serve who only stand and wait.Milton
- Patience, thou young and rose-lippd cherubin.Othello
- The mildest curate going.Gilbert