noun, plural pet·u·lan·cies. Rare.
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Her touch was magnetic, and petulancy vanished at her smile as at a charm.Tales of the Chesapeake|George Alfred Townsend
Light-blue eyes they were, set in a good-looking, boyish face, that had somehow an effect of petulancy.Mavericks|William MacLeod Raine
You see this is Sir George himself, my dear, a mixture of petulancy and indelicacy.Memoirs of Miss Sidney Biddulph|Frances Sheridan
Mr. Van Riper had more cause for his petulancy than he would have acknowledged even to himself.The Story of a New York House|Henry Cuyler Bunner
He was the first martyr to Aurelian's petulancy, being beheaded on the 22d of December, in the same year.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe