HyperDic: impatience

English > 3 senses of the word impatience:
NOUNstateimpatience, restlessnessa lack of patience
feelingimpatiencea restless desire for change and excitement
attributeimpatiencea dislike of anything that causes delay
impatience > pronunciation
Soundsihmpey'shahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > impatience: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay.
Synonymrestlessness
Broaderirritation, annoyance, vexation, botherationThe psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
Spanishimpaciencia
Catalanimpaciència
Adjectivesimpatientrestless or short-tempered under delay or opposition
English > impatience: 3 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA restless desire for change and excitement.
Broaderfidget, fidgetiness, restlessnessA feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion
Spanishimpaciencia
Adjectivesimpatient(usually followed by 'to') full of eagerness
English > impatience: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA dislike of anything that causes delay.
Narrowerintoleranceimpatience with annoyances
Broaderill natureA disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
Oppositepatience, forbearance, longanimitygood-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
Spanishimpaciencia
Adjectivesimpatientrestless or short-tempered under delay or opposition

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