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Synonyms for querulous
ˈkwɛr ə ləs, ˈkwɛr yə-queru·lous

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  1. querulousadjective

    Synonyms:
    lamenting, critical, huffy, irritable, fretful, grumbling, touchy, whiny, whining, bemoaning, uptight, testy, plaintive, cantankerous, bitchy, peevish

  2. querulousadjective

    Often complaining; suggesting a complaint in expression; fretful, whining.

    Synonyms:
    critical, irritable, peevish, bemoaning, fretful, testy, bitchy, plaintive, uptight, grumbling, touchy, whiny, whining, huffy, cantankerous, lamenting

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fretful, querulous, whiney, whinyadjective

    habitually complaining

    "a whiny child"

    Synonyms:
    whiny, fretful, itchy, fidgety, antsy, whiney

    Antonyms:
    uncomplaining

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. querulousadjective

    Synonyms:
    complaining, murmuring, querimonious, petulant, peevish, cross, dissatisfied, discontented, fault-finding

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. querulousadjective

    Synonyms:
    peevish, fretful, petulant, discontented, fault-finding, querimonious

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How to use querulous in a sentence?

  1. H.L. Mencken:

    All successful newspapers are ceaselessly querulous and bellicose. They never defend anyone or anything if they can help it if the job is forced on them, they tackle it by denouncing someone or something else.

  2. H. L. Mencken:

    All successful newspapers are ceaselessly querulous and bellicose. They never defend anyone or anything if they can help it; if the job is forced on them, they tackle it by denouncing someone or something else.

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