petulancy

[ pech-uh-luh n-see ]
/ ˈpɛtʃ ə lən si /
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noun, plural pet·u·lan·cies. Rare.

Origin of petulancy

From the Latin word petulantia, dating back to 1550–60. See petulance, -ancy
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