Last updated on August 7, 2021 by

Querulous GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Querulous GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/ˈkwer.jʊ.ləs/ (adj)


nagging or complaining most of the time, puling, peevish, critical, whiny, grouchy, difficult, fractious, sniveling, fretful, irritable, fussy, petulant, hard to please, cantankerous


Has this happened to you before? It has to me, and unfortunately, this behavior is quite typical of critical and querulous people. No matter what you say, critical people will always find a way to bring down the conversation. You can’t remember the last time they gave you a compliment or positive feedback. They tend to scrutinize and nitpick on every little issue, after which they would harp on it and offer unwanted, negative thoughts.



equable, good-natured

Parts of speech

Adverb: querulously

Noun: querulousness

About Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl

Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl is an English and Persian instructor, researcher, inventor, author, blogger, SEO expert, website developer, and the creator of LELB Society. He's got a PhD in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). Study our guest posting guidelines for authors.

Leave a Comment

Glad to see you're commenting. We'll answer your comments or questions immediately. Please note that all comments are reviewed. So, do NOT share links or use unreal names. We won't publish your Email address.

2 × one =