Definition of impatiens
1. impatient [ a ] restless or short of temper under delay or opposition
Examples: "impatient with the slower students" "impatient of criticism"
(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)
So they parted when she was in an impatient humor .Synonyms impatient Related Terms patient intolerant_of short restive agitated
2. impatient [ a ] (usually followed by `to') full of eagerness
Examples: "impatient to begin" "raring to go"
(David Boroff, "Jewish Teen-Age Culture"...)
There are hordes of nubile young_women there who , prodded by their impatient mothers , are determined to marry .
(Jesse Hill Ford, Mountains of Gilead....)
The bands were impatient , but they were the only ones .Synonyms impatient raring Related Terms eager
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