im|pa|tience

im|pa|tience
im|pa|tience «ihm PAY shuhns», noun.
1. lack of patience; being impatient: »

Her impatience with the boy began to show in the teacher's voice.

2. uneasiness and eagerness; restlessness: »

In his impatience to start to school he forgot to take his homework.


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