noun pet·u·lance \ˈpe-chə-lən(t)s\

Definition of PETULANCE

:  the quality or state of being petulant :  peevishness

Examples of PETULANCE

  1. <I do not appreciate your petulance and eagerness to argue.>

First Known Use of PETULANCE



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