how to pronounce impatience


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the above transcription of impatience is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

impatience is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of impatience in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… I know that my impatience comes through …”

meanings of impatience


  1. The quality of being impatient; lacking patience; restlessness and intolerance of delays; anxiety and eagerness, especially to begin something.

impatience frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word impatience occurs in english on average 1.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with impatience


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