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impatience

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  • n  a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay
  • n  a restless desire for change and excitement
  • n  a dislike of anything that causes delay

  • By taking companies private and often loading them up with debt, Blackstone and its ilk squeeze value out of businesses while staying shielded from the impatience of the stock .
  • As told in Watson's classic memoir, "The Double Helix," it was a tale of boundless ambition, impatience with authority and disdain, if not contempt, for received opinion.
  • Clinton likes to schmooze with the crowds, which produces his famed tardiness and brings a benign impatience to the always punctual Bushes.
News & Articles

  • Another southern Illinois prosecutor OKs concealed carry
    ST. LOUIS -- A second Illinois prosecutor has decided to let his county's residents carry concealed weapons even as the governor weighs whether to allow it statewide, reflecting surging impatience among local law enforcement months after a federal court tossed out the state's last-in-the-nation ban.
    June 12, 2013 - The State Journal-Register
  • Illinois concealed carry OK'd in another county
    A second Illinois prosecutor has decided to let his county's residents carry concealed weapons even as the governor weighs whether to allow it statewide, reflecting surging impatience among local law enforcement months after a federal court tossed out the state's last-in-the-nation ban.
    June 12, 2013 - ABC 7 Chicago
  • Another Illinois prosecutor OKs concealed carry
    A second Illinois prosecutor has decided to let his county's residents carry concealed weapons even as the governor weighs whether to allow it statewide, reflecting surging impatience among local law enforcement months after a federal court tossed out the state's last-in-the-nation ban.
    June 12, 2013 - The Harrisburg Daily Register
Quotes

  • Dick Durbin in Forbes
    I think we ought to show a little impatience when it comes to the Iraqis and their unwillingness to respond to the need to change,Durbin said at a St. Louis news conference. "America has been patient. Our troops have been heroic. ...... It...
  • Daunte Culpepper in SportingNews.com
    I must say the impatience the organization displayed in both encouraging me to rush back on the field last year and then rushing me out the door this year is disappointing,Culpepper said. "However, I understand that they have the right to...

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