Associations to the word «Impatient»


IMPATIENT, adjective. Restless and intolerant of delays.
IMPATIENT, adjective. Anxious and eager, especially to begin something.
IMPATIENT, adjective. (obsolete) Not to be borne; unendurable.
IMPATIENT, adjective. Prompted by, or exhibiting, impatience.

Dictionary definition

IMPATIENT, adjective. Restless or short-tempered under delay or opposition; "impatient with the slower students"; "impatient of criticism".
IMPATIENT, adjective. (usually followed by `to') full of eagerness; "impatient to begin"; "raring to go".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca