Definition of impatience
: the quality or state of being impatient
Examples of impatience in a sentence
the child's impatience for Christmas morning is engaging
First Known Use of impatience
IMPATIENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of impatience for Students
1 : the quality of not wanting to put up with or wait for something or someone : lack of patience Her impatience with the delay was obvious.
2 : restless or eager desire The dog pulled at the leash with an impatience to go faster.
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