impatience Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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impatiencenoun [U]

uk   us   /ɪmˈpeɪ.ʃəns/
C2 the ​feeling of being ​annoyed by someone's ​mistakes or because you have to ​wait: "I've ​shown you how to do this before," she said, ​unable to ​disguise her impatience. There's a ​growing impatience among the ​electorate with the ​old two-party ​system.C2 the ​feeling of ​wanting something to ​happen as ​soon as ​possible: [+ to infinitive] He was already ​half an ​hour late, which ​explains his impatience toleave.
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