What is the opposite of patient?

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Adjective
(impatient) Opposite of having the ability to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering
“The impatient man lost it and started shrieking after getting fed up with the bus that was always late.”
Adjective
(impatient) Opposite of having the ability to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering
“She is late yet again, and I am starting to get restless.”
Adjective
Opposite of continuing in the face of difficulties or opposition
“After numerous failures, Ray became weak-willed and gave up hope of ever finding success.”
Adjective
Opposite of readily conforming to the authority or will of others
“The women's defiant attitude was the greatest surprise to the authorities who expected tears, supplication and general weakness.”
Adjective
Opposite of willing to assist or give aid
“She was as unobliging as they come, refusing to get up for an elderly woman standing tired on her old legs.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behaviour that one does not necessarily agree with
Adjective
Opposite of quiet, and ready to do what other people say
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a calm attitude towards disappointments or difficulties
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by resignation or acceptance
Adjective
Opposite of extremely persistent and untiring
Adjective
Opposite of continuing stubbornly in an opinion or course of action in spite of challenges
Adjective
Opposite of open or liberal-minded
“His significantly narrow view of the world is certainly cause for concern.”
Adjective
Opposite of accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance
Adjective
Opposite of laid back and unhurried
“The frenetic action and strategic nuances of this sport make it exhilarating, yet fascinating.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a kind and sympathetic nature
Adjective
Opposite of inclined to forgive
Adjective
Opposite of having or displaying an appreciation of the feelings of others
“Despite sharing a relatively sincere apology, she was generally indifferent to their personal struggles.”
Adjective
Opposite of making continual and persistent demands
Adjective
Opposite of having the capacity for sharing the feelings of another
“Mary was late for work due to a personal crisis, and her inconsiderate boss was very unsympathetic.”
Adjective
Opposite of remaining calm even in situations that would cause many others to become angry, frustrated, panicky, etc.
Adjective
Opposite of of, or pertaining to, an amicable, kindly disposition
Noun
Opposite of a person in receipt of medical treatment
“He is currently being treated by a doctor as he recovers from illness.”
Noun
Opposite of a customer, a buyer or receiver of goods or services
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