What is the opposite of patience?

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Noun
Opposite of the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious
“Surprisingly, those in the queue behind me did not register the slightest display of impatience or displeasure.”
Noun
Opposite of steady application or industry involving long-term effort
“I have too much impatience to sit through another lecture.”
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Opposite of the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate
“David harbored no malice towards his sister when she crashed his Ferrari ten years ago.”
Noun
Opposite of the state in which someone has to accept the control of another person
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Opposite of one's composure or state of calmness
“He was obviously frustrated, and the agitation in his voice and demeanor was evident.”
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Opposite of the ability or willingness to tolerate the existence of opinions or behaviour that one dislikes or disagrees with
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Opposite of the endurance of pain or hardship without the display of feelings and without complaint
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Opposite of the acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable
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Opposite of continuing in a course of action with determination
“But when his plan had almost succeeded his irresolution led to failure.”
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Opposite of the quality of being moderate
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Opposite of the state of being impassive
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Opposite of the state or attitude of being indulgent or tolerant
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Opposite of restraint imposed by oneself on one's own actions
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Opposite of the quality of being empathetic
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Opposite of a state of being composed, typically in the face of adversity
“There was a noticeable agitation in his comportment as he was cross-examined by the prosecutor.”
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