fractiously vs querulously what difference

what is difference between fractiously and querulously

English

Etymology

fractious +‎ -ly

Adverb

fractiously (comparative more fractiously, superlative most fractiously)

  1. In a fractious manner.


English

Etymology

querulous +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkwɛɹ.ʊ.ləs.li/, /ˈkwɛɹ.jʊ.ləs.li/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkwɛɹ.jə.ləs.li/

Adverb

querulously (comparative more querulously, superlative most querulously)

  1. With grumbling, complaining, or whining.
    • 1956, Andre Norton, chapter XVII, in Plague Ship:
      “If we’re heroes,” Dane asked a little querulously, “what are we doing locked up here?”

Synonyms

  • (with grumbling): fretfully, peevishly, whiningly

Related terms

  • querulous
  • querulousness

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