Meaning: The opposite of patient – describing someone who is restless and can’t wait.
The students were impatient to start school again after their long holiday vacation.
Another train will arrive in just a minute. Don’t be so impatient!
The line at the bank was long and you could tell the customers were getting impatient.
What does an impatient person do?
A. They go to sleep.
B. They walk back and forth and run their hands through their hair.
C. They quietly look out the window and daydream.
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The correct answer is B. Impatient people usually can’t sit still.