|a.||1.||Not patient; not bearing with composure; intolerant; uneasy; fretful; restless, because of pain, delay, or opposition; eager for change, or for something expected; hasty; passionate; - often followed by at, for, of, and under.|
|2.||Not to be borne; unendurable.|
|3.||Prompted by, or exhibiting, impatience; |
|n.||1.||One who is impatient.|
|Adj.||1.||impatient - restless or short of temper under delay or opposition; "impatient with the slower students"; "impatient of criticism"|
patient - enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance; "a patient smile"; "was patient with the children"; "an exact and patient scientist"; "please be patient"
|2.||impatient - (usually followed by `to') full of eagerness; "impatient to begin"; "raring to go"|