Words of Topic: Patience

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 Word Group By Topic: Patience
virtue  Speak
n.
behavior; goodness.
Patience is a virtue.
stressed out  Speak
a
being anxious, tired, irritable
I was really stressed out before finals.
queue  Speak
n
a line of people, usually standing or in cars, waiting for something
There was a long queue of traffic stretching down the road.
annoyed  Speak
a
slightly angry, irritated
I was so annoyed with him for turning up late.
apologetic  Speak
a
regretful; showing that you feel sorry about having caused someone problems or unhappiness
She was so apologetic about forgetting my birthday it was almost embarrassing.
unfavorable  Speak
a
unacceptable
The play received generally unfavorable reviews.
grateful  Speak
a
thankful; expressing gratitude
I'm so grateful to you for all that you've done.
disciplinarian  Speak
n
a person who believes in keeping complete control of the people he or she is in charge of, especially by giving severe punishments
He was a strict disciplinarian and a firm believer in corporal punishment.
tendency  Speak
n
propensity; an inclination toward a particular characteristic
There is a tendency for unemployment to rise in the summer.
impatience  Speak
n
the feeling of wanting something to happen as soon as possible
He was already half an hour late, which explains his impatience to leave.
lose temper  Speak
v
to become very angry
The children behaved so badly that I lost my temper.
run out  Speak
v
to finish, use, or sell all of something, so that there is none left
Time is running out.