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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Petulance (0.01244 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Petulance.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: petulance petulance n : an irritable petulant feeling [syn: irritability, crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, peevishness, choler]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Petulance Petulance \Pet"u*lance\, Petulancy \Pet"u*lan*cy\, n. [L. petulania: cf. F. p['e]tulance. See Petulant.] The quality or state of being petulant; temporary peevishness; pettishness; capricious ill humor. “The petulancy of our words.” --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] Like pride in some, and like petulance in others. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] The lowering eye, the petulance, the frown. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] Syn: Petulance, Peevishness. -- Peevishness implies the permanence of a sour, fretful temper; petulance implies temporary or capricious irritation. [1913 Webster]

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