impatiens

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See also: Impatiens

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From translingual Impatiens, from Latin impatiēns.

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impatiens (plural impatiens)

  1. Any of various ornamental plants of the genus Impatiens.
    • 2008 January 14, Susan Stewart, “Cartoon Creatures Leave Home and Find ... Home”, in New York Times[1], archived from the original on June 17, 2012:
      A pot of impatiens blooms by the back door; mulch is visible around the bushes by the modest, well-kept house.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From im- (without, not) + patiēns (suffering, patient).

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Adjective[edit]

impatiēns (genitive impatientis, adverb impatienter); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. that cannot bear; avoiding, fleeing
  2. insensible, apathetic, stoic

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Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative impatiēns impatientēs impatientia
Genitive impatientis impatientium
Dative impatientī impatientibus
Accusative impatientem impatiēns impatientēs impatientia
Ablative impatientī impatientibus
Vocative impatiēns impatientēs impatientia

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