impatience definition

  • noun:
    • the product quality or problem to be impatient.
    • The quality of being impatient; lacking perseverance; restlessness and intolerance of delays; anxiety and eagerness, particularly to start something.
    • the standard of becoming impatient; decreased endurance of pain, putting up with, opposition, or delay; eagerness for change, or for some thing expected; restlessness; chafing of character; fretfulness; passion.
    • The state or personality of lacking determination; restlessness under present problems; eager wish to have relief or change.
    • Intolerance of whatever thwarts or hinders; passionate vehemence; in a milder good sense, quickness of temper; touchiness.
    • a restless wish to have change and pleasure
    • a dislike of something that causes delay
    • a lack of perseverance; discomfort with something that triggers wait

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