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quer·u·lous

 (kwĕr′ə-ləs, kwĕr′yə-)
adj.
1. Given to complaining; peevish.
2. Expressing a complaint or grievance; grumbling: a querulous voice; querulous comments.

[Middle English querulose, litigious, quarrelsome, from Old French querelos, from Late Latin querulōsus, querulous, from Latin querulus, from querī, to complain; see kwes- in Indo-European roots.]

quer′u·lous·ly adv.
quer′u·lous·ness n.
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Adv.1.querulously - in a peevish manner
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querulously

[ˈkwerʊləslɪ] ADVquejumbrosamente; [say] → en tono quejumbroso

querulously

querulously

[ˈkwɛrʊləslɪ] advin tono querulo
References in classic literature ?
His Chinese house is by the fire; and he lies within it, on his bed of flannel, querulously trying to sleep.
It's all very fine to say this and that," Mildred remarked querulously, "but it's jolly difficult for a girl to earn her living by herself; it doesn't make it any easier when she's got a baby.
Then he turned on his heel and limped into the forest, leaving us calling querulously and plaintively to one another from the cave-mouths.
Lady Anselman glanced at her august guest a little querulously.
There are no crimes and no criminals in these days," he said, querulously.
I don't know how we could manage without him," answered the elder woman querulously.
If he meant lamb,' he said, querulously, 'why didn't he say "lamb", so's a feller could hear him?
It was his last demonstration for that time; as, after shedding some more tears and querulously complaining that he couldn't breathe, he slowly fell into a slumber.
On our right a line of light marked the door of the room which had sent its ray across the night; and behind the door I heard a woman's voice droning querulously.
You seem to think that I have no conscience," said Gertrude querulously.
I wish to 'eaven I adn't these silly sandals on," he cried querulously to the universe.
We trust that she'll be given more time and thespic elbow room in succeeding telecasts to show why her character has come to this querulously quixotic crossroads in her life, even as it focuses more on its main Bea-Ian 'love on the rebound' storyline.