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. 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
  3. Blue Bonnet was all impatience. – Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party by C. E. Jacobs Edyth Ellerbeck Read