noun, plural im·pa·tiens.
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To calm his nerves, he planted impatiens in his Georgetown garden.Exclusive: Jeh Johnson Tapped to Lead Department of Homeland Security|Daniel Klaidman|October 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Terra satis ferax, frugiferarum arborum impatiens, pecorum fcunda, sed plerumque improcera.Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes|Ludwig Dderlein
This quality is expressed twice over in the Latin name Impatiens noli-me-tangere.Springtime and Other Essays|Francis Darwin
The garden balsam is an annual plant, Impatiens balsamina, and the balsam apple is the fruit of Momordica balsamina, nat.