Peevish

Antonyms of PEEVISH

Examples of usage:

  1. She spoke precisely as if she had a sick child to humour; as if she were the nurse in charge, determined at any sacrifice to keep the peevish little one from crying. "The Northern Iron 1907" by George A. Birmingham
  2. Her employer was fault- finding, peevish, unreasonable, and many a time Margaret's patience almost failed her- almost, but not quite. "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  3. It was almost worse to think of Harold than of his sick brother; and Alfred grieved very much too, and took to himself the blame of having made home miserable to Harold, and driven him into bad company; of having been so peevish and unpleasant, that it was no wonder he would not come near him more than could be helped; and above all, of having set a bad example of idleness and recklessness, when he was well. "Friarswood Post-Office" by Charlotte M. Yonge

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