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.
And on his countenance there was a sour, querulous, resentful expression.
"You know nothing about it, Lionel," was the querulous answer.
But the children had no awe of the gambler, and their protests were many and querulous.
The querulous cry of a child reached him from somewhere above—a murmur of voices, muffled by closed doors, from everywhere.
I have also heard from James; he too, talks of success, but in a querulous strain.
Cowley was once in love, after his querulous melancholy fashion; but he never had the courage to avow it.
On his face was an expression of querulous surprise as he reeled to the fall.
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.