Impatience

Im*pa"tience

(?) n. [OE. impacience, F. impatience, fr. L. impatientia.] The quality of being impatient; lack of endurance of pain, suffering, opposition, or delay; eagerness for change, or for something expected; restlessness; chafing of spirit; fretfulness; passion; as, the impatience of a child or an invalid.
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I then, . . .
Out of my grief and my impatience,
Answered neglectingly.
Shak.
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With huge impatience he inly swelt
More for great sorrow that he could not pass,
Than for the burning torment which he felt.
Spenser.
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