What part of speech is “patiently”

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an adverb 'patiently' describes when the action of being patient takes place. It is used to answer questions related to time, manner, degree, or place.

rules and use cases for an adverb providing a sense of time include allowing the adverb to come before the verb it is modifying. The adverb patiently can be used to describe a person waiting with fortitude; it usually carries the connotation of someone enduring something without showing signs of frustration or surrender.

1. She waited patiently in the doctor’s office for her appointment.

2. I asked my daughter to finish her vegetables patiently.

3. He patiently listened to our concerns.

an adverb should not be used if the action of being patient is understood by the context.

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