QUERULOUS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of querulous
Definition:
a. habitually complaining; expressing complaint or grievance
Example:
Even the most agreeable toddlers can begin to act querulous if they miss their nap.
Sentence in Classic:
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
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
She sat opposite the window, and the pale light reflected from the banks of snow made her face look more than usually drawn and bloodless, sharpened the three parallel creases between ear and cheek, and drew querulous lines from her thin nose to the corners of her mouth.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
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
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
Princess Mary well knew this mood of quiet absorbed querulousness, which generally culminated in a burst of rage, and she went about all that morning as though facing a cocked and loaded gun and awaited the inevitable explosion.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context