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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: kwer'u-lent

Definition: Denoting one who is ever suspicious, always opposing any suggestion, complaining of ill treatment and of being slighted or misunderstood, easily enraged, and dissatisfied; characteristic of paranoid personalities.

[L. querulus, complaining, fr. queror, to complain]

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