Petulance in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Petulance

characterized by being bad-tempered and unreasonable, especially because you cannot do or have what you want

Examples of Petulance in a sentence

After getting a shot, the infant showed increased signs of petulance and would not stop crying.  🔊

Symptoms of migraines include pain, blurred vision, and petulance.  🔊

Because Carrie’s petulance caused her to always be in a bad mood, nobody wanted to be around her.  🔊

John’s petulance made him dislike all the things he normally favored.  🔊

Even though she is a grown woman, Mary exhibits a child-like petulance when she does not get her way.  🔊

My husband’s petulance ruined what otherwise would have been a fantastic evening.  🔊

After being fouled out of the basketball game, the player displayed his petulance by kicking over a chair.  🔊

When Travis was going through alcohol withdrawal, his feelings of petulance scared off his family.  🔊

Miley had a look of petulance on her face when a fan interrupted her meal to ask for an autograph.  🔊

While he was writing, the author became ill-tempered and showed a great deal of petulance.  🔊

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