impatiently

[ im-pey-shuhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF impatiently
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"It's too absurd to think about," Gilder repeated, impatiently.

Burke broke in impatiently, with his blustering fashion of address.

There had been women who had cared for him, but he put them impatiently out of his mind.

"Why, Father, I begged you not to try," said Helen impatiently.

"Mary, you are just as foolish as his daughter-in-law," said Mrs. North, impatiently.

"Oh, good-night," she said impatiently, suddenly breaking from him.

"You heard what he said to me just now," Phoebe said, impatiently.

"I am going to ride to Mantua," rejoined Lorenzi impatiently.

"Her Ladyship made the sun and moon and stars," I said, impatiently.

Sir Wilfrid caught the speaker by the arm, but was impatiently shaken off.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French impacient (Modern French impatient), from Latin impatientem (nominative impatiens) "that cannot bear, intolerant, impatient," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + patiens (see patience). Related: Impatiently.

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