The querulous, interconnected pamphlets printed in seventeenth-century Europe prefigure the culture of modern blogging.
Calasso reconstruction is, in Mounts' judgment, a superbly ambitious, quirky, querulous, lyrical, and finally persuasive essay.
All the pride is there still, but it is cramped, querulous, and undignified.
On his face was an expression of querulous surprise as he reeled to the fall.
"You know nothing about it, Lionel," was the querulous answer.
One gets unsettled, depressed, and inclined to be querulous.
The querulous cry of a child reached him from somewhere above—a murmur of voices, muffled by closed doors, from everywhere.
"Now some Beethoven" called Cecil, when the querulous beauty of the music had died.
Cowley was once in love, after his querulous melancholy fashion; but he never had the courage to avow it.
And on his countenance there was a sour, querulous, resentful expression.
c.1400, from Old French querelos "quarrelsome, argumentative" and directly from Late Latin querulosus, from Latin querulus "full of complaints, complaining," from queri "to complain." Retains the original vowel of quarrel (n.1). Related: Querulously; querulousness.