Impatient of criticism.
An impatient scowl.
- Feeling or showing annoyance because of delay, opposition, etc.
- Feeling or showing restless eagerness to do something, go somewhere, etc.
Impatient speeches or replies.
An example of an impatient person is someone who gets angry after waiting only five minutes for a doctor's appointment.
Impatient to begin.
- Not willing to bear or tolerate.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of impatient
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition