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Maybe it’s the cold and snow blanketing so much more of the country than usual, or maybe it’s our collective impatience with a slow vaccine rollout as we approach the once-unthinkable milestone of a year under varying degrees of lockdown.
I know that impatience with corporate voice systems is a tiresome, hackneyed gripe.
This time, the impatience was evident on both sides of the aisle.
Film critic Pauline Kael had him replaced as her editor, apparently because he showed impatience with her practice of reading her columns aloud, with a hand cupped to her ear.
When it doesn’t work, he grips the weapon and repeatedly presses the “fire” button, his impatience clear as he listens to a computer explain the error.
I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Liszt looked at it, and to her fright and dismay cried out in a fit of impatience, "No, I won't hear it!"
Felipe was so full of impatience to continue his search, that he hardly listened to the Father's words.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
But he could not bear the reflection, and with fevered impatience, he hurried through the business of the morning.
Perhaps their course is wiser than that which hot impatience would prompt—nay, I believe it is.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY

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