Example sentences for: impatience

How can you use “impatience” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I could cite a dozen other tones--of pleading impatience, of emotional exhaustion, of inveigling desperation, and so forth--every possible reaction to the Swede and his predicament.

  • But you've got to be in the mood, for this is an art that, like Wagnerian opera or sumo wrestling (both wickedly caricatured by Burne-Jones), requires a suspension of ordinary impatience.

  • On Monday, the Financial Times noted "a growing impatience with the attempts to turn her [Diana] into a secular saint" and pointed out that Prince Charles' "popularity rating is now equal to that of Tony Blair, the prime minister who so adeptly expressed the nation's grief a year ago."

  • There's an anything-goes quality to even studio pictures that suggests an impatience with old ways of telling stories--a desire to create a new syntax to capture a new kind of flickering consciousness.

  • In part, the overwrought reaction of the British media reflects their irritation with the holier-than-thou Blair and their impatience, more than a year into his premiership, to catch him out at something . They have longed to show that Blair's New Laborites are as scheming and money-grubbing as the Old Tories were.


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