The Most Impatient Zodiac Signs — And How Each Sign Expresses Their Impatience

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It's not often that you run into someone who tells you all about how patient they are, or how easy it is to wait patiently, and how simple it is to hang on to an idea in hope that it manifests. It just doesn't happen. 

Most of us are impatient, and thankfully, that comes in degrees as well. There really is a moment that comes, for almost everyone, where patience runs out. And for the impatient zodiac signs, that becomes a problem.

In astrology, how the zodiac signs express impatience isn't all the same. We may take it very lightly, or we may be so completely unable to endure anything that requires even the slightest bit of patience. We run the gamut when it comes to how we react when we're told we have to wait.

ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Screaming, throwing things and getting hysterical. Aries has no patience, and lets everyone know about it. If you have an Aries mom, you WILL have a shoe thrown at you.

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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

Sulking and brooding. They absolutely cannot stand to wait for anything, and when they do have to employ patience, you'll find them pouting and bringing the entire world down.

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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

Much passive-aggressive fit-throwing. Gemini feels entitled to speed and resolve, and when they don't get it in a timely manner, they snarl and groan as if they've been denied something great.

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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Impatience plays no part in Cancer's world, so they ignore the circumstance and plow along anyway. That never really gets them what they want, but they'd rather be moving than stagnant and waiting.

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Zero tolerance for things they have to wait for, and that means hissy fits, lots of shrugging and punching walls. If they have to wait a very long time, they usually just give up and move on to something new.

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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

Impossibly impatient. Virgo does what they do best when presented with an opportunity to show impatience: they complain. They complain until you scream and beg them to stop, and then they complain some more.

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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

Buy things. When Libra gets bored of waiting, they usually end up spending money on themselves. Anything that doesn't come their way easily causes frustration and impatience; the only way to combat that is to spend extravagant amounts of money on themselves.

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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

Luckily for Scorpio, when they show impatience, you usually pay. They may not like waiting, but that's what you're there for: to give them a person to take their frustrations out on.

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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

Ruminating and overthinking. Sagittarius is patient... until they're not. They can endure a lot, but when that moment comes and they know they can do nothing more than wait, that's when they simply overthink things into such a fury that they collapse.

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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

Born impatient, they let it be known to all those around them that they are displeased. To wait is one thing, but to wait, have patience and not know when the outcome will come? Well, that's just unCapricorn. They need their results NOW.

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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

Very impatient and equally as intolerant. Not expressive, they won't tell you they're impatient, they'll just smash things in their house, or they'll yell at you, their best friend, for things you aren't aware of. They are just frustrated in general, and waiting doesn't bring out their best.

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PISCES (February 19 - March 10)

Crying, moaning, weeping and being a martyr. They won't wait, and they won't even try to be patient, it's just not in them. If you tell a Pisces they need to chill out and have patience, they will probably throw a frying pan at you.

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Ruby Miranda is a New Yorker who learned astrology, I Ching and all types of cartomancy and numerology from her crazy, gypsy mother. She currently writes for a wide range of esoteric publications.