"This doesn't seem like a very convenient location," said Wallie, querulously.
"There are no crimes and no criminals in these days," he said, querulously.
"Don't start fires too soon, don't start fires too soon," said the old man, querulously.
“But do pray tell me all about it, Bob,” said Mark, querulously.
A knocking was heard at this moment at the door, and on its being repeated louder, Hickman querulously demanded, "Who was there?"
"Let me up," he said querulously, and began to wipe his face.
"I'd just dropped off when Mr. Lightfoot woke me slamming the doors," pursued the old lady, querulously.
He whined the question, not angrily, but querulously, like a child.
"I wish they would begin the game," said Frobisher, querulously, for he took no interest in any topic but that of play.
"What is a physician if he talk not in the language of oracles," he said, querulously.
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.