Exasperation


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Exasperation

Carter, Sergeant
Marine corps sergeant exasperated by Gomer’s ceaseless stupidity. [TV: “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.” in Terrace, I, 319]
Dagwood
comic strip character exasperated over Blondie’s sale purchases. [Comics: “Blondie” in Horn, 118–119]
Dithers, Mr
. Dagwood’s boss; ever exasperated over Dagwood’s sloppy work habits. [Comics: “Blondie” in Horn, 118–119]
Gildersleeve, Throckmorton P.
comic character exasperated by nephew Leroy’s antics. [Radio: “The Great Gildersleeve” in Buxton, 101]
Kennedy, Edgar
film actor famous for “slow burn.” [Am. Cinema: Halliwell]
Kowalski, Stanley
exasperated by Blanche DuBois’ affected refinement. [Am. Lit.: A Streetcar Named Desire]
Kramden, Ralph
frustrated bus driver projects exasperation toward his wife and Ed Norton. [TV: “The Honeymooners” in Terrace, I, 365–366]
Lodge, Mr
. Veronica’s wealthy father driven to distraction by Archie. [Comics: Horn, 87]
Moe
continually exasperated at Larry and Curly for their mischievous pranks. [TV: “The Three Stooges” in Terrace, II, 366]
Ricardo, Ricky
bandleader frustrated by Lucy’s mischief. [TV: “I Love Lucy” in Terrace, I, 383–384]
Smith, Ranger
park manager “driven bananas” by Yogi’s incorrigibility. [TV: “Yogi Bear” in Terrace, II, 448–449]
References in classic literature ?
The tragical fate of the discoverer, which, for a time, brought them under the charge of ferocity, was, in fact, the result of sudden exasperation, caused by the seizure of their chief.
My leave is a farce," Captain Blunt burst out, with a most unexpected exasperation.
I see what it has made of dozens of others, those I meet, and it positively aches within me, to the point of exasperation, that it would have made something of me as well.
Children who do not honor their parents die early," said the father, driven to exasperation.
In consequence of this search he arrived late at the office, perceived that his doing so made no difference whatever to any one, and was filled with sudden exasperation at the elaborate futility of his life.
says Grandfather Smallweed with a plain appearance of exasperation.
It has kept him in a state of smothered exasperation all the time.
I fancied there was in his tone a slight note of exasperation.
The last thing he heard, just before the end of the summer session, was that Griffiths, urbanity had given way at length under the exasperation of the constant persecution.
Porthos, who grew tired of following all the feverish movements of his friend - Porthos, who in his faith and calmness understood nothing of the sort of exasperation which was betrayed by his companion's continual convulsive starts - Porthos stopped him.
Relations were strained between Germany and the United States because of the intense exasperation of a tariff conflict and the ambiguous attitude of the former power towards the Monroe Doctrine, and they were strained between the United States and Japan because of the perennial citizenship question.
A strange feeling of exasperation and yet of respect for this man's self-possession mingled at that moment in Rostov's soul.