impatent

impatent

 [im-pa´tent]
closed; not patent.

im·pat·ent

(im-pat'ĕnt, im-pā'tĕnt),
Not patent; closed.

impatent

(ĭm-pă′tĕnt) [″ + patere, to be open]
Closed; not patent.

impatent

not open; closed.
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The long-term effects of alcohol are so damaging that an alcoholic who becomes impatent may not recover potency even after drinking stops.