Sunday, November 10, 2013

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petulant

[pech-uh-luhnt]
adjective
moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation, especially over some trifling annoyance: a petulant toss of the head.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin petulant- (stem of petulāns ) impudent, akin to petere to seek, head for
Related forms
pet·u·lant·ly, adverb
un·pet·u·lant, adjective
un·pet·u·lant·ly, adverb

Synonyms
irritable, peevish, fretful, pettish, touchy.

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