She's querulous “The Hesitant Betrothed” (1866) by Auguste Toulmouche (1829-1910)
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Word Nerd: Querulous

Querulous is quite the word, meaning someone who's very petulant or peevish in their complaining. A person doesn't have to be simply vocal to be querulous since I find querulousness to be an emotive physical attitude as well. Sighs, eye-rolls, squinched faces and bodies, these all give off a querulous vibe and a fretful, tetchy attitude.… Continue reading Word Nerd: Querulous