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PETULANCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does petulance mean? 

PETULANCE (noun)
  The noun PETULANCE has 1 sense:

1. an irritable petulant feeling

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


 Dictionary entry details 


PETULANCE (noun)


Sense 1petulance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An irritable petulant feeling

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

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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