Today’s word of the day is ‘Petulant.’ Let us understand more about this word.
petulant [ pech–uh-luhnt ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
How is the word ‘Petulant‘ pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Dheeth
2. Spanish – Malhumorado
3. French – Irritable
4. Mandarin – Péngsōng jì
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. She shrugged her shoulders with a petulant pessimism her youth made amusing.
2. Are you mistress of the petulant, the peevish, and the sullen tone?
3. For the first time, too, there was a petulant vein in his attitude toward me.
4. A voice, a petulant female voice, called from the head of the stairs.
5. His voice was squeaky and petulant, like that of a child who has suddenly forbidden a toy.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
cranky, fractious, impatient, irritable, perverse, sullen, testy, whiny, bad-tempered, captious, caviling, complaining, cross, crybaby, displeased, fault-finding, fretful, grouchy, grumbling, huffy, ill-humored, mean, peevish, pouting, querulous, snappish, sour, sulky, touchy, ungracious, uptight, waspish, whining etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
agreeable, cheerful, happy, nice, patient, willing, good-natured, pleasant
Well, I don’t know if this is true of everyone, but I have this relationship with my parents where, despite however mature or articulate or grown-up I think I’ve become, as soon as I go home, I turn into this petulant 13-year-old, especially with the tone of my voice.
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