impatiences

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impatiences

  1. plural of impatience
    • 1902, Henry James, The Wings of the Dove:
      Such at least had been the intimated attitude of Mrs. Stringham, the elder of the companions, who had her own view of the impatiences of the younger, to which, however, she offered an opposition but of the most circuitous.