impatient definition

  • adjective:
    • struggling to wait patiently or tolerate delay; restless.
    • not able to endure irritation or opposition; intolerant: impatient of criticism.
    • Expressing or created by impatience: an impatient scowl.
    • Restively eager or desirous; anxious: impatient to begin with.
    • restless and intolerant of delays
    • anxious and eager, particularly to begin something
    • maybe not patient; perhaps not bearing with composure; intolerant; uneasy; fretful; restless, due to discomfort, delay, or opposition; hopeful for change, and for one thing expected; hasty; passionate; -- frequently followed by at, for, of, and underneath.
    • not to ever be borne; unendurable.
    • encouraged by, or exhibiting, impatience.
    • (usually accompanied by `to') high in eagerness
    • restless or short-tempered under wait or opposition
  • noun:
    • One who is impatient.
    • one that does not have persistence.
  • others:
    • maybe not patient; perhaps not bearing or enduring with composure or perseverance; uneasy under present problems, and eager for relief or modification; excited by opposition or perhaps the thwarting of your desires; quick-tempered.
    • Intolerant; non-endurant; resistant: since, impatient of control.
    • Prompted by or springing from impatience; exhibiting or expressing impatience: since, an impatient manner.
    • not to ever be borne; intolerable.
    • Synonyms and Restless, unquiet, hasty, eager, precipitate, impetuous, vehement.

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