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1. impatient

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpeɪʃənt'] restless or short-tempered under delay or opposition.

Synonyms

  • restive
  • agitated

Antonyms

  • unagitated
  • unexcited
  • composed

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Words that Rhyme with Impatient

  • abortifacient

Example sentences of the word impatient


1. Noun, singular or mass
The difference in styles may make one group impatient with or puzzled by the other.

2. Adjective
Not only can hunger make you irritable, it can make you impatient and impulsive, too.

Quotes containing the word impatient


1. I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. My soul is impatient with itself, as with a bothersome child; its restlessness keeps growing and is forever the same. Everything interests me, but nothing holds me. I attend to everything, dreaming all the while. […]. I'm two, and both keep their distance — Siamese twins that aren't attached.
- Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

3. This is one more piece of advice I have for you: don't get impatient. Even if things are so tangled up you can't do anything, don't get desperate or blow a fuse and start yanking on one particular thread before it's ready to come undone. You have to realize it's going to be along process and that you'll work on things slowly, one at a time.
- Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

2. impatient

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpeɪʃənt'] (usually followed by `to') full of eagerness.

Synonyms

  • raring

Antonyms

  • relaxed
  • quiet
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