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1. petulance

noun. ['ˈpɛtʃələns'] an irritable petulant feeling.

Synonyms

  • tetchiness
  • distemper
  • touchiness
  • irritability
  • crossness
  • choler
  • testiness
  • pet
  • fussiness
  • ill humour
  • fretfulness
  • ill humor

Antonyms

  • good nature
  • unloved

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Words that Rhyme with Petulance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

Example sentences of the word petulance


1. Noun, singular or mass
The heat cycle is often all about anxious behavior, watchfulness and petulance -- all things you probably don't want to see in your adorable dog.

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