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Definition 1: restless or short-tempered under delay or opposition - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where impatient or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • impatient with the slower students
  • impatient of criticism

(impatient is similar to ...) impatient especially under restriction or delay

"the government has done nothing to ease restrictions and manufacturers are growing restive"

(impatient is similar to ...) unwilling to endure

"she was unforbearing with the slower students"

(means also ...) troubled emotionally and usually deeply

"agitated parents"

Definition 2: (usually followed by `to') full of eagerness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where impatient or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • impatient to begin
  • raring to go

Synonyms for impatient in the sense of this definition

(impatient is similar to ...) having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy

"eager to learn" "eager to travel abroad" "eager for success" "eager helpers" "an eager look"

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