Examples of impatience in a Sentence
the child's impatience for Christmas morning is engaging
Recent Examples of impatience from the Web
The Mueller bill came up during the Tillis-Trump conversation, according to a source briefed on the call — the latest signal of the president's impatience with GOP senators' increasing declarations of independence from his White House.
The Palestinians have shown increasing signs of impatience in recent days, saying that after more than six months in office, President Donald Trump still has not laid out a vision for Mideast peace.
The progressive possession of an indestructible moral purity, and their sneering dismissiveness of any rival framework, fundamentally reveals an impatience with, rather than a respect for, pluralism.
Through dreaded impatience or penuriousness, the Padres have done plenty of falling.
One of the worst places for impatience to set in is on an airplane.
But Gass cautions that the world, in its impatience for progress, is not going to wait for the UN to reform itself.
Zenovic also voiced impatience with the board's ad hoc committee, chaired by Ace, to find solutions to fund the fire department.
His impatience will likely relate to younger moviegoers, who live in a similar state, although my son’s dreams of Stark showing up on our doorstep with a super suit have much lower odds of coming true.
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First Known Use of impatience
Synonymsappetite, ardor, avidity, avidness, desirousness, enthusiasm, excitement, hunger, eagerness, keenness, lust, thirst
Related Wordsalacrity, quickness; ambition, gusto, zest; appetence, appetency, fervency, passion, warmth, zeal; amenability, readiness, willingness
Near Antonymscasualness, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern; aloofness, detachment; impassivity, languidness, languor; halfheartedness, lukewarmness
IMPATIENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of impatience for Students
- Her impatience with the delay was obvious.
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