QUERULOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of QUERULOUS
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 a.  habitually complaining; expressing complaint or grievance
Classic Sentence:
1  Her tone was now querulous and her lip drawn up, giving her not a joyful, but an animal, squirrel-like expression.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII
2  He passed into the next room, and the deep, querulous sounds of his voice were at once heard from there.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER X
3  The jeweller began eating his supper, and the woman, who was ordinarily so querulous and indifferent to all who approached her, was suddenly transformed into the most smiling and attentive hostess.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
4  Nothing was stirring except a brindled, grey cat, which crept from the ashes, and saluted me with a querulous mew.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
5  Mr. Jaggers was querulous and angry with me for having "let it slip through my fingers," and said we must memorialize by and by, and try at all events for some of it.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter LV
6  Of a sudden another broke out in a querulous way like a man who has mislaid his hat.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
7  Phelps was still weak after his long illness, and his misfortune made him querulous and nervous.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
8  In the middle of the hall the prefect of the college sodality was speaking earnestly, in a soft querulous voice, with a boarder.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
9  Gerald was mumbling querulously and pulling away like a child.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
10  "I don't know till now if I did right," he said, a little querulously.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
11  His Chinese house is by the fire; and he lies within it, on his bed of flannel, querulously trying to sleep.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 53. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
12  "There are no crimes and no criminals in these days," he said, querulously.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
13  "I don't know how we could manage without him," answered the elder woman querulously.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 5
Example Sentence:
1  Even the most agreeable toddlers can begin to act querulous if they miss their nap.