Definition of Querulously

1. Adverb. In a peevish manner.

Exact synonyms: Fractiously, Peevishly
Partainyms: Fractious, Peevish, Querulous



Definition of Querulously

1. Adverb. With grumbling, complaining, or whining. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Querulously

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Querulously

querl
quern
querns
quernstone
quernstones
querpo
querquedule
querries
querry
querulant
querulants
querulent
querulential
querulents
querulous
querulously (current term)
querulousness
querulousnesses
query
query language
query processing
queryable
querying
queryingly
queryings
quesadilla
quesadillas
quesal
quesals
queso

Literary usage of Querulously

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annals of Ireland: Three Fragments by Duald Mac Firbis, Duald MacFirbis, John O'Donovan, Bibliothèque royale de Belgique (1860)
"... used great violence in levying the rent, and offered great insult to the Leinster-men. The Leinster-men consequently went querulously to ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"querulously ; with complaint. QUERIST, (kwe'-riat) ii. s. Ai. enquirer; an asker of questions ... querulously, (kwer-ru-lus-le) ad. In a complaining manner. ..."

3. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1873)
"The sour-faced woman offers her assistance to litt the full bucket on its arrival from the well, but is repulsed querulously. And the dkl fellow hooks it ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1862)
"Some querulously high, some softly, sadly ' We know not,—what avails to know 1 We ... And taking up the word, around, above, below, Some querulously high, ..."

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