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Word of the Day — October 6, 2012

October 8, 2012 - Scott Viau
Petulance — PET-you-LANS — quality of being childishly sulky or bad-tempered

Example: "In an article on jerks who 'make it,' The Washington Post stated that 'Steve Jobs displayed a capacity for abusiveness and petulance, maintaining that cruel criticism inspires employees to live up to their potential.'"

 
 

 

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