Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Impatient

Main Entry:
im·pa·tient

Pronunciation:
\(ˌ)im-ˈpā-shənt\

Function:
adjective

Etymology:
Middle English impacient, from Anglo-French impacient, from Latin impatient-, impatiens, from in- + patient-, patiens patient

Date:
14th century

1 a: not patient : restless or short of temper especially under irritation, delay, or opposition b: intolerant 1
2: prompted or marked by impatience
3: eagerly desirous : anxious
— im·pa·tient·ly adverb

3 comments:

Michelle said...

You're funny! I can only imagine what you're impatient about!!

Cristie said...

Wow! This is intreaging (sp?). I hope you're going to explain soon. :)

Michelle said...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Placer_mining

placer is a type of mining they did in the area. Did you know they found more gold up in that area that during the California Goldrush?? Idaho City almost became the state Capital