What does the word impatience mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Lack of patience; hastiness; irritability.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Impatiently.

Usage examples for impatience

  1. By afternoon they were all impatience to arrive. – The Manor House School by Angela Brazil
  2. Blue Bonnet was all impatience. – Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party by C. E. Jacobs Edyth Ellerbeck Read
  3. Bart and the boys waited with great impatience, and finally on Monday morning they left once more in the Antelope. – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille