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Meaning of impatient

im•pa•tient

Pronunciation: (im-pā'shunt), [key]
— adj.
  1. not patient; not accepting delay, opposition, pain, etc., with calm or patience.
  2. indicating lack of patience: an impatient answer.
  3. restless in desire or expectation; eagerly desirous.
  4. intolerant of: impatient of any interruptions.
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