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synonyms for querulousness

  • annoyance
  • anxiety
  • boredom
  • complaint
  • disappointment
  • disapproval
  • discomfort
  • discontent
  • dismay
  • displeasure
  • disquiet
  • distaste
  • exasperation
  • frustration
  • irritation
  • regret
  • resentment
  • uneasiness
  • unhappiness
  • weariness
  • worry
  • aversion
  • chagrin
  • desolation
  • discouragement
  • disfavor
  • disgruntlement
  • disinclination
  • dislike
  • distress
  • ennui
  • envy
  • fretfulness
  • heartburn
  • hopelessness
  • indisposition
  • lamentation
  • malcontent
  • oppression
  • trouble
  • disliking
  • disrelish
  • malcontentment

antonyms for querulousness

MOST RELEVANT
  • approval
  • assurance
  • calm
  • calmness
  • comfort
  • composure
  • contentedness
  • delight
  • ease
  • encouragement
  • happiness
  • love
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • sanction
  • satisfaction
  • advantage
  • cheer
  • enthusiasm
  • incentive
  • joy
  • kindness
  • liking
  • contentment
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How to use querulousness in a sentence

"I will no longer read what people may now write about me," he bursts out in a fit of lachrymose querulousness.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
From the knowledge gained of her through her letters one can imagine what must have been the pious querulousness of her "remark."
THE LETTERS OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON TO MISS J. 1834-1851DUKE OF WELLINGTON
Her high querulousness died away as she went into the house, and again was the silence of the riding moon.
THE WIND BLOWETHBRIAN OSWALD DONN-BYRNE
This flow of quotation and hospitality in Wegg indicated his observation of some little querulousness on the part of Venus.
OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
Still, he had learned little, beyond hauteur and querulousness, from the lessons of experience.
GUY RIVERS: A TALE OF GEORGIAWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
Sally May was a delicious Mrs. Bennet—her archness, her querulousness, and above all her talkativeness.
JUDY OF YORK HILLETHEL HUME PATTERSON BENNETT
Nor can we allow that De Musset sank into a condition of puerile impatience and senile querulousness.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, OCTOBER, 1877, VOL. XX. NO. 118VARIOUS
Hence we may trace in it a tone of exaggerated querulousness, and complaint that the soldiers were ungrateful to him.
THE TWO GREAT RETREATS OF HISTORYGEORGE GROTE
The blue became deeper, the strangled air assumed a thick gray color and emerged in a fit of sputtering querulousness.
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLESYDNEY GREENBIE
A nation, like an individual, never quarrels with a stranger; there must be love at bottom for even querulousness to arise.
GREATER BRITAINCHARLES WENTWORTH DILKE
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