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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Jeremianic, arbitrary, bad-tempered, beefing, bellyaching, bilious, bitching, cantankerous, capricious, captious, catty, choleric, complaining, complaintful, crabbed, crabbing, crabby, cranky, croaking, cross, crotchety, disappointed, discontented, disgruntled, displeased, dissatisfied, envious, fanciful, fantasied, fantastic, faultfinding, flaky, fractious, freakish, fretful, griping, grouchy, grousing, growling, grumbling, grumpy, harebrained, howling, huffish, huffy, humorsome, ill-humored, ill-tempered, impatient, irascible, irritable, kinky, lamentive, maggoty, malcontent, malcontented, moanful, moody, motiveless, mournful, murmuring, muttering, nagging, naggy, notional, out of humor, peevish, perverse, pettish, plaintive, plangent, puling, querulant, querulous, quirky, rebellious, resentful, restive, restless, shrewish, snappish, sorrowful, sour, splenetic, sulky, temperamental, testy, ululant, unaccepting, unaccommodating, uneasy, unfulfilled, ungratified, unhappy, unreasonable, unrestrained, unsatisfied, vagarious, vagrant, vixenish, vixenly, wailful, wanton, waspish, wayward, whimpering, whimsical, whining, whiny
Dictionary Results for petulant:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious
           young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
           [syn: cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome,
           peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy,
           testy, tetchy, techy]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Petulant \Pet"u*lant\, a. [L. petulans, -antis, prop., making
   slight attacks upon, from a lost dim. of petere to fall upon,
   to attack: cf. F. p['e]tulant. See Petition.]
   1. Forward; pert; insolent; wanton. [Obs.] --Burton.
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   2. Capriciously fretful; characterized by ill-natured
      freakishness; irritable. "Petulant moods." --Macaulay.
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   Syn: Irritable; ill-humored; peevish; cross; fretful;
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