(comparative more impatiently, superlative most impatiently)
- without patience
impatient + -ly
Variant of impatient
feeling or showing a lack of patience; specif.,
- feeling or showing annoyance because of delay, opposition, etc.
- feeling or showing restless eagerness to do something, go somewhere, etc.
Origin of impatientMiddle English impacient ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin impatiens: see in- and amp; patient
not willing to bear or tolerate