The quality of being childishly sulky or bad-tempered: a slight degree of petulance had crept into his voice
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- I have never seen him descend to such a depth of petulance and spitefulness that he reached last night.
- Calderwood was so angered by the petulance he refused to acknowledge his midfielder.
- Anger would have been misplaced, petulance completely out of character.