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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word querulous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fretful, querulous, whiney, whinyadjective

    habitually complaining

    "a whiny child"

Wiktionary

  1. querulousadjective

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

    Etymology: 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Querulous

    kwer′ū-lus, adj. complaining: discontented: quarrelsome.—adv. Quer′ulously.—n. Quer′ulousness. [L.,—queri, to complain.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of querulous in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of querulous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of 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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