Examples of petulance in a Sentence
I do not appreciate your petulance and eagerness to argue.
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Not content with that act of petulance, its leaders have also requested the plaques of Tom and Jean Yawkey that hang inside Fenway Park.
There's a fine line between confidence and arrogance, genuine frustration and petulance and, lastly, passing ability versus quarterbacking ability.
And there’s indeed a petulance, and an inside-jokiness, to the Voidz’s experimental world, as well as to White’s.
Here are 11 shades of White House astonishment, in tints of petulance, wonder, disingenuousness, and more.
Even worse, Newton didn't ignore the neckwear mandate out of petulance.
Another receiver with just 18 catches is Martavis Bryant, who already has been declared inactive this week due to a severe bout of petulance.
Narcissistic filmmaking like this passes muster only in a Weinsteinian culture that approves upper-middle-class petulance.
Props to Bob Jones for supporting his driver and having a sense of humor about his occasional petulance.
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crankiness, crossness, crotchetiness, grouchiness, grumpiness, huffiness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, irritableness, peevishness, perverseness, perversity, pettishness, testiness, waspishness;
aggression, aggressiveness, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, contrariness, disputatiousness, feistiness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, scrappiness, truculence, truculency;
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