Definitions for querulousˈkwɛr ə ləs, ˈkwɛr yə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quer•u•lousˈkwɛr ə ləs, ˈkwɛr yə-(adj.)

  1. full of complaints; carping.

  2. characterized by or uttered in complaint; peevish:

    querulous demands.

Origin of querulous:

1490–1500; < L querulus=quer(ī) to complain +-ulus -ulous


Princeton's WordNet

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

    habitually complaining

    "a whiny child"


  1. querulous(Adjective)

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

  2. Origin: Late 15th century: From late Latin querulosus, from Latin querulus, from queri (to complain).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Querulous

    given to quarreling; quarrelsome

  2. Querulous

    apt to find fault; habitually complaining; disposed to murmur; as, a querulous man or people

  3. Querulous

    expressing complaint; fretful; whining; as, a querulous tone of voice


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