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 Dictionary entry overview: What does petulance mean? 

  The noun PETULANCE has 1 sense:

1. an irritable petulant feeling

  Familiarity information: PETULANCE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1petulance [BACK TO TOP]


An irritable petulant feeling

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions


choler; crossness; fretfulness; fussiness; irritability; peevishness; petulance

Hypernyms ("petulance" is a kind of...):

distemper; ill humor; ill humour (an angry and disagreeable mood)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "petulance"):

testiness; tetchiness; touchiness (feeling easily irritated)

pet (a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight))

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