English to Afrikaans Meaning :: querulous

Querulous :
klaende
- klaendeklagerigquerulousness
 

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Adjective(1) habitually complaining

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(1) However, she knew all about cajoling the authorities, a body of querulous , middle-aged doctors who felt that a woman's place was in the home and not working with stinking, wounded soldiers.(2) Another was fear of female sexual urges and several Victorian doctors wrote querulous treatises warning that if women gave way to ÔÇÿlibidinous excessesÔÇÖ they risked ill health or even mental collapse.(3) As with all artists, it is really about an enduring, probing, and somewhat querulous relationship with the medium he has settled down with: the paintbrush, paint, and canvas.(4) He is thereby reduced to the status of a child, though a spoiled child with the physical capabilities of a man: petulant, demanding, querulous , self-centered, and violent if he doesn't get his own way.(5) I also like Mill's querulous intolerance of the conformist pressure of orthodoxy and his impatience with unthoughtfulness.(6) Must poetry always be difficult to understand, asks another querulous voice; the poet's response, to the effect that poetry is a sort of sculpture carved from the stone of language, falls upon deafness.(7) Interspersed among these episodes, on the other side of the stage, we see a querulous old man confronting an impatient, offensive nurse.(8) His urbanely crinkly face oozes disapproval; his querulous voice is like a fingernail at a scab.(9) He turned into a Dublin ÔÇÿcharacterÔÇÿ: a querulous , quarrelsome countryman with a sharp tongue and an axe to grind.ÔÇÖ(10) I usually skip Checkpoint on National at five for the reasons alluded to above and also because I dislike its sometimes whiny, querulous tone.(11) Here, the forest is full of spectacular revelations about the power of renewal in nature which is set against a querulous , nagging, domestic voice that intrudes upon the peace.(12) But there are querulous voices, conflicting histories, and disputed landscapes.(13) Smeared and cross-hatched, the objective correlative here is adroitly drawn out, counterpointed throughout the poem by the woman's querulous responses.(14) This anonymity underlines the fact that Bennett based them quite closely on his own parents, ÔÇÿexcept that the wife is more querulous than my mother and the husband less gentle than my father.ÔÇÖ(15) But Nietzsche spurns all our querulous wheedlings, and wonders how in our ÔÇÿconstant fluttering around the single flame of vanityÔǪ an honest and pure urge for truth could have arisen among menÔÇÖ.(16) ÔÇÿGentlemen,ÔÇÖ the coroner was addressing the jurors in his querulous voice.
Synonyms
Adjective
1. petulant ::
balorig
2. peevish ::
nors
3. pettish ::
humeurig
5. fractious ::
lastig
6. fretful ::
knorrig
7. irritable ::
prikkelbare
8. testy ::
knorrige
9. tetchy ::
prikkelbaar
10. cross ::
kwaad
11. snappish ::
prikkelbaar
12. crabby ::
prikkelbaar
13. crotchety ::
grillig
14. cantankerous ::
brommerig
15. miserable ::
miserabel
16. moody ::
buierig
17. grumpy ::
knorrig
18. bad-tempered ::
slegte-gehard
19. sullen ::
nors
20. sulky ::
sulky
21. sour ::
suur
22. churlish ::
grof
23. snappy ::
pittig
24. grouchy ::
knorrig
25. cranky ::
cranky
Antonyms
1. patient ::
pasiënt
Different Forms
querulous, querulously, querulousness
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