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Synonyms for querulous
ˈkwɛr ə ləs, ˈkwɛr yə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fretful, querulous, whiney, whiny(adj)

    habitually complaining

    "a whiny child"

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

    Antonyms:
    uncomplaining

Wiktionary

  1. querulous(adjective)

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

  2. querulous(adjective)

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. querulous

    Synonyms:
    quarrelsome, complaining, fretful, repining, discontented, dissatisfied, chiding, murmuring, whining, peevish, fastidious, irritable

    Antonyms:
    easy, uncomplaining, satisfied, contented, submissive, genial, complacent, cheerful, good-tempered

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. querulous(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. querulous(a)

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

How to pronounce querulous?

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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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