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querulous
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
habitually complaining — especially in a high-pitched whiny voice
  • Because he was so intimately fond of her and so sure of her, because anger and eager hot injustices are but ways of expressing trust, Martin was irritated by her and querulous with her as he would not have endured being with any other woman, any charming Orchid.
    Chapter 25 (59% in)
querulous = habitually complaining
  • The squareness of his head and a reasonable breadth of shoulders saved him from any appearance of effeminacy or of that querulous timidity which artistic young gentlemen call Sensitiveness.
    Chapter 1 (20% in)

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