lose patience

idiom

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 + withThe team continues to play poorly, and many fans are starting to lose patience with them.

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“Lose patience.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lose%20patience. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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