HyperDic: petulance

English > 1 sense of the word petulance:
NOUNfeelingpetulance, irritability, crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, peevishness, choleran irritable petulant feeling
petulance > pronunciation
Soundspeh'chahlahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > petulance: 1 sense > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn irritable petulant feeling.
Synonymsirritability, crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, peevishness, choler
NarrowerpetA fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
testiness, touchiness, tetchinessFeeling easily irritated
Broaderill humor, ill humour, distemperAn angry and disagreeable mood
Spanishcólera, furia
Catalancòlera, fúria
Adjectivespetulanteasily irritated or annoyed

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