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- The property of being petulant.
- Like pride in some, and like petulance in others.
- The lowering eye, the petulance, the frown.
- 1857, Anthony Trollope, Barchester Towers, Volume the Second, page 29 (ISBN 1857150570)
- She had not done this, but had shown herself angry and sore, and was now ashamed of her own petulance, and yet unable to discontinue it.