AskDefine | Define impatience

Dictionary Definition



1 a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay [syn: restlessness]
2 a restless desire for change and excitement
3 a dislike of anything that causes delay [ant: patience]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. the quality of being impatient



quality of being impatient

Extensive Definition

This article is about the state of being. For other uses, see Patience (disambiguation).
impatience in Arabic: قالب:عواطف
impatience in Czech: Mírumilovnost
impatience in German: Geduld
impatience in Spanish: Paciencia
impatience in French: Patience
impatience in Italian: Pazienza
impatience in Hebrew: סבלנות
impatience in Newari: धैर्य
impatience in Japanese: 忍耐
impatience in Portuguese: Paciência
impatience in Albanian: Durimi
impatience in Sicilian: Pacenza
impatience in Swedish: Tålamod
impatience in Ukrainian: Терпеливість
impatience in Yiddish: געדולד

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