In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mal genio masculine
- The old petulance, the bearlike hunching ill-temper of his bachelor days has vanished.
- I have never seen him descend to such a depth of petulance and spitefulness that he reached last night.
- Exhibiting a petulance last season, it has been alleged that he would throw tantrums if substituted in youth matches.
- Calderwood was so angered by the petulance he refused to acknowledge his midfielder.
- Anger would have been misplaced, petulance completely out of character.
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