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petulant
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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Definition unreasonably annoyed or upset

or:

easily annoyed or upset
  • "But the war will be over then!" he cried petulantly, pulling away from her.
    2.8 (56% in)
  • For a fleeting instant she saw Melanie's incredulous face, the look on the chaperons' faces, the petulant girls, the enthusiastic approval of the soldiers.
    2.9 (92% in)
  • "I don't see why you're so much nicer to her than to me," said Scarlett petulantly, one afternoon when Melanie and Pitty had retired to take their naps and she was alone with him.
    2.12 (33% in)
  • She drank until Prissy's petulant: "Well, Ah's thusty, too, Miss Scarlett," made her recall the needs of the others.
    3.24 (11% in)

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