[ĭm-pătnt, -pātnt]


Not open; closed.

Nearby words

  1. impassioned,
  2. impassive,
  3. impassivity,
  4. impaste,
  5. impasto,
  6. impatience,
  7. impatiens,
  8. impatient,
  9. impawn,
  10. impeach

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Examples from the Web for impatent

  • He said he wanted to make one more appeal to us, and we acted sort of impatent but we let up to hear what he had to say.