fretful, querulous, whiney, whiny(adj)
"a whiny child"
Often complaining; suggesting a complaint in expression; fretful, whining.
Origin: Late 15th century: From late Latin querulosus, from Latin querulus, from queri (to complain).
given to quarreling; quarrelsome
apt to find fault; habitually complaining; disposed to murmur; as, a querulous man or people
expressing complaint; fretful; whining; as, a querulous tone of voice
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kwer′ū-lus, adj. complaining: discontented: quarrelsome.—adv. Quer′ulously.—n. Quer′ulousness. [L.,—queri, to complain.]
The numerical value of querulous in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of querulous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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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.
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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