how to pronounce impatient


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the above transcription of impatient 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.

impatient is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… so i'm impatient and so one thing that i …”

meanings of impatient


  1. Anxious and eager, especially to begin something.
  2. Restless and intolerant of delays.
  3. Prompted by, or exhibiting, impatience.
  4. Not to be borne; unendurable.

impatient frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word impatient occurs in english on average 7.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics impatient can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that impatient can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with impatient


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