Petulance

Definition of Petulance

Pet´u`lance
n.1.The quality or state of being petulant; temporary peevishness; pettishness; capricious ill humor.
Like pride in some, and like petulance in others.
- Clarendon.
The lowering eye, the petulance, the frown.
- Cowper.

Related Words

choler, crossness, distemper, fretfulness, fussiness, ill humor, ill humour, irritability, peevishness, pet, testiness, tetchiness, touchiness
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