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Noun: impatience  im'pey-shun(t)s
  1. A lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay
    - restlessness
  2. A restless desire for change and excitement
  3. A dislike of anything that causes delay

Derived forms: impatiences

Type of: annoyance, botheration [informal], fidget, fidgetiness, ill nature, irritation, restlessness, vexation

Antonym: forbearance

Encyclopedia: Impatience