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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 quer·u·lous /ˈkwɛrjələs, ələs ||ˈkwɪr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quer·u·lous a.
 1. Given to quarreling; quarrelsome. [Obs.]
 2. Apt to find fault; habitually complaining; disposed to murmur; as, a querulous man or people.
    Enmity can hardly be more annoying that querulous, jealous, exacting fondness.   --Macaulay.
 3. Expressing complaint; fretful; whining; as, a querulous tone of voice.
 Syn: -- Complaining; bewailing; lamenting; whining; mourning; murmuring; discontented; dissatisfied.
 -- Quer*u*lous*ly, adv. -- Quer*u*lous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : habitually complaining; "a whining child" [syn: fretful, whiney,
             whining(a), whiny]