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querulous
used in David Copperfield

3 uses
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Definition habitually complaining — especially in a high-pitched whiny voice
  • As to deploring her misfortunes, she appeared to have entirely lost the recollection of ever having had any.  ... Querulousness was out of the question.  I did not even observe her voice to falter, or...
    Chapters 31-33 (29% in)
querulousness = complaining
  • His Chinese house is by the fire; and he lies within it, on his bed of flannel, querulously trying to sleep.
    Chapters 52-54 (64% in)
  • Who is this bent lady, supporting herself by a stick, and showing me a countenance in which there are some traces of old pride and beauty, feebly contending with a querulous, imbecile, fretful wandering of the mind?
    Chapters 63-64 (76% in)

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