Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Sauciness; wantonness; rudeness.
  • noun The character of being petulant; a petulant character or disposition; peevish impatience or caprice; pettishness.
  • noun Synonyms See captious and petulant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being petulant; temporary peevishness; pettishness; capricious ill humor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The property of being petulant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an irritable petulant feeling

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