impatient

If you are impatient, you don’t like to wait. Do you have a hard time teaching children new skills? Do grab the shoe and tie it yourself? You’re impatient.

Pent-up, antsy, restless, short-tempered, constantly checking the time — all of these are qualities of an impatient person. Patient comes from the Latin word patientem, meaning "to endure," but add the prefix im- and you get impatient — the inability to endure delays, mix-ups, people walking slowly, red lights. . .

Definitions of impatient
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adj restless or short-tempered under delay or opposition

impatient with the slower students”
impatient of criticism”
Synonyms:
agitated
troubled emotionally and usually deeply
restive
impatient especially under restriction or delay
unforbearing
unwilling to endure
Antonyms:
patient
enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance
uncomplaining
not complaining
diligent, persevering
quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness
enduring, long-suffering
patiently bearing continual wrongs or trouble
forbearing, longanimous
showing patient and unruffled self-control and restraint under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment
patient of, tolerant
showing the capacity for endurance
unhurried
capable of accepting delay with equanimity
tolerant
showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
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adj (usually followed by 'to') full of eagerness

impatient to begin”
Synonyms:
raring
eager
having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy

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