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impatience
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
impatience /im'peiʃəns/ (impatientness) /im'peiʃəntnis/
  • danh từ
    • sự thiếu kiên nhẫn, sự không kiên tâm; tính nóng vội, tính nôn nóng; tính hay sốt ruột
      • unable to restrain one's impatience: không kìm được sự nôn nóng
      • his impatience to set out: sự nóng lòng muốn ra đi của hắn ta
    • (+ of) sự không chịu đựng được, sự không dung thứ được, sự khó chịu (cái gì)
      • his impatience of delay: sự khó chịu của anh đối với việc chậm trễ
Concise Dictionary
ɪm'peɪʃns
noun
+a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay
+a restless desire for change and excitement
+a dislike of anything that causes delay

Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

growing, mounting | slight | barely concealed/controlled

QUANT.

hint, note, touch

VERB + IMPATIENCE

feel
She felt a growing impatience.
| express, show
He was trying hard not to show his impatience.
| contain, control, curb, restrain
unable to contain her impatience
| conceal, hide

IMPATIENCE + VERB

grow

PREP.

with ~
He stamped his feet as he waited with barely concealed impatience for the telephone.
| ~ at
He expressed impatience at the slow rate of progress.
| ~ for
his impatience for her to return
| ~ with
impatience with the slowness of change

PHRASES

a gesture of impatience
He shook his head in a gesture of impatience.
| a sigh of impatience
He bit back a sigh of impatience.
| signs of impatience
The children were beginning to show signs of impatience.



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