impatiently


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Related to impatiently: shrewdly, uneventful

im·pa·tient

 (ĭm-pā′shənt)
adj.
1. Unable to wait patiently or tolerate delay; restless.
2. Unable to endure irritation or opposition; intolerant: impatient of criticism.
3. Expressing or produced by impatience: an impatient scowl.
4. Restively eager or desirous; anxious: impatient to begin.

[Middle English impacient, from Old French impatient, from Latin impatiēns, impatient- : in-, not; see in-1 + patiēns, present participle of patī, to suffer, endure; see patient.]

im·pa′tient·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.impatiently - with impatience; in an impatient manner; "he answered her impatiently"
patiently - with patience; in a patient manner; "he patiently played with the child"
Translations
بِدونِ الصَّبْرِبِدون صَبْرٍ
netrpělivě
utålmodigt
kärsimättömästi
nestrpljivo
türelmetlenül
önuglega
いらいらして
성급하게
netrpezlivo
nestrpno
otåligt
อย่างไม่อดทน
nôn nóng

impatiently

[ɪmˈpeɪʃəntlɪ] ADVcon impaciencia, impacientemente

impatiently

[ɪmˈpeɪʃəntli] adv [wait] → impatiemment
We waited impatiently → Nous avons attendu impatiemment.

impatiently

advungeduldig; he looked forward impatiently to her next visiter konnte ihren nächsten Besuch kaum erwarten

impatiently

[ɪmˈpeɪʃntlɪ] advcon impazienza

impatient

(imˈpeiʃənt) adjective
not willing to wait or delay; not patient. Don't be so impatient – it will soon be your turn.
imˈpatience noun
imˈpatiently adverb

impatiently

بِدونِ الصَّبْرِ netrpělivě utålmodigt ungeduldig ανυπόμονα impacientemente kärsimättömästi impatiemment nestrpljivo impazientemente いらいらして 성급하게 ongeduldig utålmodig niecierpliwie impacientemente нетерпеливо otåligt อย่างไม่อดทน sabırsızlıkla nôn nóng 不耐烦地
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I can't, dear, because you aren't invited," began Meg, but Jo broke in impatiently, "Now, Meg, be quiet or you will spoil it all.
He stamped impatiently on the wooden steps and looked sharply about.
Though none of them liked to admit it, Ned's words had caused his three friends some anxiety, and though they busied themselves about the camp there was an air of waiting impatiently for something to occur.
The wind shook the doors and windows impatiently, then swept on again, singing through the big spaces.
His face flushed with annoyance, and taking off his soft hat he began to beat it impatiently against his leg as he walked.
Because, an interval of three hundred and sixty-five days and nights was before him; an interval which, instead of impatiently enduring ashore, he would spend in a miscellaneous hunt; if by chance the White Whale, spending his vacation in seas far remote from his periodical feeding-grounds, should turn up his wrinkled brow off the Persian Gulf, or in the Bengal Bay, or China Seas, or in any other waters haunted by his race.
While yet some distance from the Pequod, she rounded to, and dropping a boat, her captain was impelled towards us, impatiently standing in the bows instead of the stern.
He drew my head back and fixed the rein so tight that it was almost intolerable; then he went to Ginger, who was impatiently jerking her head up and down against the bit, as was her way now.
Eva" said Marie, stamping impatiently,--"your gold vinaigrette to Mammy
Elinor, persuaded that he had some communication to make in which her sister was concerned, impatiently expected its opening.
He drank the spirits and impatiently bade us go; terminating his command with a sequel of horrid imprecations too bad to repeat or remember.
She received Miss Garth's remonstrances with a weary inattention; explained carelessly that she had been wandering in the wood; took up some books, and put them down again; sighed impatiently, and went away upstairs to her own room.