lose patience

Definition of lose patience

:to become annoyed or upset about having to wait for something
  • Those people have been here for hours, and they're starting to lose patience.
often + with
  • The team continues to play poorly, and many fans are starting to lose patience with them.

Word by Word Definitions

lose play
  1. : to bring to destruction

  2. : damn

  3. : to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place

patience play
  1. : the capacity, habit, or fact of being patient

  2. : solitaire


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