Querulous definitions

kwĕr'ə-ləs, kwĕr'yə-
Given to complaining; peevish.
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Inclined to find fault; complaining.
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Expressing a complaint or grievance; grumbling.

A querulous voice; querulous comments.

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Full of complaint; peevish.
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The definition of querulous is complaining, often in an argumentative or unpleasant manner.

An example of querulous is a child whining loudly in the grocery store that she wants to go home.

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

Middle English querulose litigious, quarrelsome from Old French querelos from Late Latin querulōsus querulous from Latin querulus from querī to complain kwes- in Indo-European roots