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used in The Sunlight Dialogues

6 uses
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unreasonably annoyed or upset


easily annoyed or upset
  • Luke's bitchiness was inept and sentimental by comparison, mere callow petulance.
    4 — Mama (5% in)
  • "I believe it was your idea that Luke take him in the first place," Hodge said, still feeling, for some reason, petulant.
    3 — Lion Emerging from Cage (9% in)
  • "It's occurred to me sometimes," he said, petulant.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (88% in)
  • Why so petulant, lover?
    15 — The Dialogue of the Dead (16% in)
  • "But petulant you are," she said.
    15 — The Dialogue of the Dead (16% in)
  • "We better get these dishes washed," Benson said petulantly.
    17 — Benson versus Boyle (52% in)

There are no more uses of "petulant" in The Sunlight Dialogues.

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