Another word for patience
Willingness to endure
forbearance, fortitude, composure, submission, endurance, stoicism, tolerance, impeturbability, nonresistance, longanimity, self-control, passiveness, bearing, serenity, calmness, even temper, equanimity, yielding, poise, sufferance, long-suffering, moderation, leniency, indulgence; see also resignation 1.
Ability to continue
patience implies the bearing of suffering, provocation, delay, tediousness, etc. with calmness and self-control her patience with children; endurance stresses the capacity to bear suffering, hardship, or prolonged strain Job's endurance of his afflictions; fortitude suggests the resolute endurance that results from firm, sustained courage the fortitude of the pioneers; forbearance implies restraint under provocation or a refraining from retaliation for a wrong he acted with forbearance toward the hecklers; stoicism suggests such endurance of suffering without flinching as to indicate an almost austere indifference to pain or pleasure