Adjective(1) easily irritated or annoyed
(1) The teacher admitted punishing the child, although he denied that the punishment was inappropriate, and he suggested that ├ö├ç├┐these children are very pettish in manner, and I have no doubt that they sometimes tell stories at home.├ö├ç├û(2) He could also be volatile, pettish and confounding.(3) Your statement that all the suffragist arguments "were long ago refuted and sent to limbo" is a mere pettish assertion, quite incapable of proof.(4) Obviously my painting wasn't good enough,├ö├ç├û Judith replied pettishly , kicking at the legs of her easel.(5) Nemesio pettishly sticks to his hierarchical role as head of the family, and rejects Atanasio's entreaties for brotherly sympathy.(6) Clever concubines are good at reading the minds of middle-aged men, and successful ones know the best way to act in a pettishly charming manner to ask for more money and gifts.(7) Emily BrontÔö£┬¢ is unusual in daring to show, in Linton Heathcliff, a young invalid's tyranny, and a far from graceful decline from pettishness to moroseness.(8) It is their incorrigible pettishness and ignominious attitude towards their voters that makes the whole nation suffer.(9) A fervent believer as a boy, he broke with the church as an adolescent, pettishly refusing his mother's dying request that he make his confession and take Communion.
1. nettlesome ::
2. peevish ::
3. cranky ::
4. tetchy ::
5. irritable ::
6. scratchy ::
7. petulant ::
8. fractious ::
9. techy ::
10. testy ::
11. peckish ::
Different Formspettish, pettishly
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