Synonym of complaining

Alternative for complaining

Synonym: complaining(a), complaintive,

complains, complained, complaining

Synonym: find fault, grumble, squawk,

Adjective

Disposed to complaining, especially in a petulant or whining manner
objecting bad-tempered cantankerous crabby cranky grouchy grumbling grumpy ill-tempered irritable petulant protesting snappish snappy testy whining accusing bellyaching bewailing charging deploring disapproving discontented dissenting fretting lamenting moaning mourning murmuring regretting repining weeping critical malcontent peevish querulous resentful cross touchy irascible crabbed ratty crotchety huffy tetchy fractious choleric waspish ill-natured crusty surly narky pettish splenetic fretful eggy curmudgeonly soreheaded prickly ill-humoured chippy miffy sulky sour moody liverish ill-humored sullen peckish short-tempered churlish snaky perverse disagreeable edgy scratchy peppery whingy bilious dyspeptic bitter whingeing impatient sorehead fiery captious quick-tempered miserable on edge out of sorts snarky snippy snippety stuffy like a bear with a sore head raspy morose shirty in a bad mood stroppy mean carping ornery acrimonious caviling waxy fussy cavilling uptight out of temper dissatisfied fault-finding difficult cynical tart spiteful shrewish mardy angry harsh disgruntled whiny tough bearish trying brusque waspy grousing acrid thin-skinned awkward hot-tempered tense short-fused as cross as two sticks sharp-tongued out of humor mumpish on a short fuse unhappy restive contrary restless huffish salty scrappy glum curt unsociable gruff quarrelsome pouty misanthropic truculent obstinate pertinacious displeased crybaby ungracious snarling in a mood cross-grained pouting gloomy having got out of bed on the wrong side dour nasty-tempered griping acid growling venomous childish out-of-sorts sharp vindictive nasty ugly saturnine passionate having got out of bed the wrong side blunt cussed chuffy quibbling irked embittered arsey uneasy grudging bad jaundiced uncongenial wicked worried overwrought uncomfortable distraught unruly recalcitrant ungenerous refractory sarcastic unfriendly hostile anxious stressed fidgety froward vitriolic sharp-tempered spunky acerbic acute indomitable uncompliant indocile wild worked up ill at ease upset wrought up distressed unsettled agitated catty nagging wreck rattled faultfinding overstrung unquiet twitchy nervous temperamental scolding rancorous litigious snide criticizing argumentative volatile sensitive feisty bristly ireful contentious hotheaded oversensitive het up aggressive backbiting cattish hypercritical uncooperative exasperated annoyed iracund brooding iracundulous disputatious criticising vixenish out of humour hot under the collar malicious vinegary short foul-tempered hasty malignant hot-blooded sore filthy obstreperous easily offended plaintive censorious grumbly negative crying bemoaning whimpering wailing hard to please huffy irascible bloody-minded excitable piqued vexed irritated peeved jumpy put out unpleasant combative confrontational riled tooshie belligerent narked bellicose hot-headed pugnacious highly strung glowering furious wrathful miffed aggravated nervy antagonistic fed up neurotic rude scowling militant irate hacked off teed off mopey emotional aggrieved indignant ticked off jittery in a huff incensed nettled infuriated not best pleased high-strung hypersensitive ticklish wired frowning easily upset vex abrupt unhelpful snuffy offended cheesed off peed off apprehensive defiant fierce browned off uncivil galled ruffled bothered moping warlike threatening mad vicious disturbed impolite agonistic disobliging discordant insecure provoked assaultive skittish enraged troubled antsy crook unresponsive uncommunicative harassed malevolent in a temper brassed off wound up violent keyed up foaming at the mouth bent out of shape discourteous unkind thrawn hysterical obstructive boorish flustered humourless humorless perturbed bolshie unmannerly angered joyless mean-spirited unsmiling gladiatorial dithery queazy balky impulsive queasy disputative sourpussed unstable hoha unpredictable melodramatic brawly sulking explosive wrath mercurial in high dudgeon stressy inhospitable headstrong hung up abusive toey pigheaded snarly contumacious fearful factious contrarious affronted mopish inconsiderate uncharitable hurt warring ropeable tempestuous taciturn wrangling malign adrenalized battling fighting overemotional stubborn impassioned unreasonable bickering inflammable maddened ill-mannered excited grim atrabilious afraid dismal impetuous scunnered steamed up brittle shaky oafish strung out hinky goosey atwitter aflutter brawling strung up hard-nosed intractable unaccommodating troublesome overcritical wilful willful in a lather tiresome stiff on the warpath fuming demanding ready for a fight cheerless shaken raving obdurate unmanageable a bundle of nerves like a cat on a hot tin roof in bad mood hard to handle prima donna-ish finicky destructive loudmouthed inimical adversarial whingey offensive stung mighty antipathetic responsive choked brief scornful foul bad-humored disrespectful quick uncontrollable vinegarish tempersome envenomed unsympathetic vehement forceful ignoble contemptible goaded like a bear stewed insulted zowerswopped terse rotten apt to fly off the handle perturbable dicey hazardous unsafe cruel sombre somber disaffected hurtful hateful perversely irritable unlikable grizzly naysaying chafed lugubrious agitable broody dejected Eeyorish viperous eristic unindulgent wired up timorous blue wounded mopy kittle spooked timid pessimistic sober aloof dark bundle of nerves got up on wrong side of bed disappointed discontent with a long face defensive frustrated harried panicky weak withdrawn depressed livid apoplectic intense stormy reactive prim stilted febrile hassled paranoid crabbing uncontent kicking ungratified malcontented kvetching steamed loutish having short fuse hot under collar concerned taut scared dramatic snitty evil-minded conservative wroth hesitant angerful ranting psyched up frenzied cold convulsed ferocious aerated rebellious rough in a funk in the sulks in a strop down in the mouth having a fit of the sulks frantic steamed-up hottempered inflamed strained frightened discomposed easily agitated easily frightened out of joint bad tempered vulgar uncouth on tenterhooks pushy biffo aggers alarmed over-emotional hopping mad have a bone to pick having a chip on one's shoulder self-assertive ready to fight itching to fight all shook up self-conscious fraught unrestful embarrassed discomfited umbrageous hyper-sensitive up in arms on pins and needles in a paddy ungallant ungentlemanly ill-bred easily hurt easily affected dismayed tormented anguished perplexed wrung disquieted suspicious in turmoil palpitant all nerves like a fish out of water on the qui vive in a bate fit to be tied annoying exasperating wriggly squirmy uncompromising like a cat on hot bricks classless unchivalrous cloddish clownish controversial polemical polemic dissentious wiggly overbearing unrelenting unamenable ructious arguesome ignorant hardheaded strong-minded hard-line bull-headed steadfast choosy resolute immovable picky opinionated delicate dogmatic intransigent oppressive unflinching wrong-headed particular fastidious over-particular dictatorial importunate pitiless strict single-minded set in one's ways rigid inflexible finical invidious fiendish uppity tyrannical stiff-necked hard to satisfy irritating inexorable unyielding opinionative unbending perfectionist turbulent war pesky vexing clodhopping crude polite bad-mannered miserly unpolished rustic lowbred uncivilised uncultured crass uncivilized base unneighborly coarse vexatious renitent pervicacious all wound up cramped complex bulky discommodious incommodious disparaging deprecating difficult to handle pedantic niggling pettifogging nit-picking have chip on shoulder hair-splitting nitpicking judgemental judgmental rejective pernickety pass-remarkable severe nitpicky thorny exceptive exacting unjust unfair hairsplitting very critical petty trivial cavillous tricky

Adjective

Experiencing discontent, dissatisfaction
discontented dissatisfied disgruntled displeased unhappy disaffected fretful envious fed up impatient malcontent miserable vexed aggrieved annoyed chagrined discontent frustrated irritated peeved piqued querulous brassed off cheesed off resentful restless blue crabby disquieted disturbed exasperated griping grumbling grumpy kvetching malcontented perturbed picky sullen ungratified upset browned off hacked off teed off ticked off out of joint peed off sick and tired sick to death fed up to the teeth fed up to the back teeth with a chip on your shoulder restive unsatisfied not best pleased rebellious factious disappointed dissentious troublemaking unfulfilled fault-finding bellyaching carping disgusted nitpicking ill-disposed put out angered angry belly-aching disapproving regretful offended begrudging insatiable not satisfied sniveling fed-up faultfinding grudging unappeased plaintive sulky critical jaundiced put-out jealous ennuied fretting unassuaged bothered irked unsated snivelling miffed narked indignant sore aggravated riled cross irate nettled hurt furious in a huff in high dudgeon enraged distressed disillusioned mad incensed embittered huffy tooshie steamed affronted eggy discouraged acrimonious troubled disheartened provoked fuming depressed wrathful infuriated inflamed in a temper saddened afflicted disenchanted galled sick testy rancorous cynical bitter ruffled let down choked pained snuffy hoha choleric wounded wroth blasé ireful hot under the collar acrid indifferent bored petulant weary peevish churlish vex unpleased livid tired sour scunnered agitated crestfallen jaded spiteful worried harassed harried flustered maddened rankled rabid hot outraged roiled infuriate hopping steaming riley ticked ballistic shirty enflamed foaming apoplectic horn-mad wearied miffy glum tormented up in arms fretted down steamed up hard hot-tempered ill-humoured hateful crabbed grieving ill-humored hard done by thwarted stung grieved weighty annoying distressing defeated anguished wronged gloomy surfeited satiated dismal sated injured harmed hung up carrying a chip on your shoulder up the wall ill-used woeful disapproving of morose heated splenetic oppressed victimised persecuted victimized up to here vehement caustic sardonic irreconcilable soured unforgiving seeing red undeceived revengeful with a chip on one's shoulder with chip on shoulder grudge-bearing scornful boiling p.o.'d bugged surly confused going crook hopping mad huffish insulted perplexed grousing cranky irritable out of temper grouchy crabbing kicking uncontent vitriolic in a pet burned up in a fume disabused in a bad mood wrath off the air bent out of shape fit to be tied blue in the face sophisticated worldly mondaine sophisticate disenthralled knowing worldly-wise disentranced bad tempered foaming at the mouth out of countenance alienated set straight estranged disloyal antagonistic hostile seditious mutinous out of love sick of bored by unfriendly dissident insurgent insurrectionary uncompliant insubordinate renegade unsubmissive surfeited by weary of distressed by glutted by surfeited with jaded with jaded by satiated by glutted with apathetic downcast despondent downhearted have had enough disconcerted disconsolate have had a basinful of have had it up to here with have had something up to here dismayed dispirited discomfited melancholy forlorn dejected sad beaten hopeless aghast gutted cheerless worsted vanquished cast down baulked chapfallen objecting dolorous balked cut up low-spirited taken down shot down down in the dumps as sick as a parrot

Adjective

Complaining excessively
carping critical grouchy grousing grumbling hypercritical moaning overcritical captious cavilling censorious criticising criticizing fault-finding grouching nagging niggling quibbling whining bleating deprecatory disparaging picky scathing bellyaching condemnatory griping nitpicking nit-picking pedantic reproachful slighting caviling faultfinding hair-splitting judgmental kvetching pass-remarkable rejective whingeing chuntering hard to please mithering nit-picky difficult to please disapproving discontented dissatisfied impossible to please scolding shrewish hairsplitting sharp-tongued castigatory denunciatory reproving condemning censuring unforgiving severe on someone's back culpatory accusatory vituperative denouncing contemptuous reprehending reproaching chiding severely critical cavillous stern full of reproof finicky pernickety fussy pettifogging overnice punctilious overscrupulous over-exacting demanding fastidious perfectionist negative over-particular cynical nice judgemental meticulous exacting unfavourable persnickety finical particular over-censorious sarcastic belittling cutting sophistical unfavorable derogatory over-rigorous over-strict harsh demeaning unsympathetic precise precisionist exact scrupulous fine nitpicky exceptive querulous biting satirical literalist dogmatic literalistic calumniatory formalist judgy purist overprecise scholastic casuistical tricky casuistic sophistic overexacting difficult subtle overrefined overexact ambiguous equivocal evasive pharisaic self-righteous brusque cruel hurtful jesuitical overparticular pejorative berating damning humbling diagnostic discerning discriminating analytical lowering critic trenchant sharp penetrating choleric withering nasty cursing mean deprecating dainty choosy over-fastidious faddish painstaking careful old-maidish faddy fussbudgety delicate finicking choosey irritable crabby trivial testy perverse thorny unfair contrary unjust touchy cantankerous peevish petty acrimonious petulant cross reprobatory detailed fiddly reprobative ultra-critical very critical trying uncompromising importunate strict intractable clamorous tiresome tough obstinate rigorous dictatorial overbearing unaccommodating inflexible insistent unmanageable hard imperious troublesome stringent unbending exigent unamenable fractious hardheaded firm sticklerish stiff obdurate needy possessive unsparing stubborn unflinching unreasonable hard-line serious hard to satisfy high-maintenance tyrannical

Adjective

In opposition to a majority or official opinion
dissentient dissenting dissident nonconformist anti- contradicting contrary differing disagreeing discordant heretical heterodox negative unorthodox heretic iconoclastic maverick non-compliant nonorthodox objecting opposed opposing out-there protesting rebelling rebellious revolutionary unconventional gainsaying recusant opposition schismatic rebel nonconforming sectarian conflicting radical separatist mutinous divisive renegade malcontent individualistic eccentric original controversial warring contentious turbulent tumultuous revisionist partisan rival seditious sceptical impious litigious insurrectionary disputatious clashing irregular offbeat refractory troublemaking factional oddball weird alternative disaffected skeptical unceremonious informal beatnik way-out subversive questioning irreverent innovative critical splinter split divided unsound groundbreaking denunciatory doubtful argumentative quarrelling seceding breakaway disharmonious quarrelsome bohemian freak dissonant polemical hippie free thinking belligerent fighting estranged insubordinate contending hostile alienated contumacious insurgent freethinking idolatrous apostate agnostic at variance factious at loggerheads at odds quarreling atheistical unbelieving non-believing pagan heathen non-theistic paynim recreant nullifidian dissentive sacrilegious deviating miscreant profane atheistic infidel misbelieving unusual unwonted abnormal off-centre avant-garde uncommon novel new idiosyncratic exotic Bohemian fresh divergent off-the-wall anomalous bizarre aberrant extreme outlandish perverse zany cranky improper unsuitable inappropriate illegal heteroclite uncustomary out there far-out flakey kinky crazy anarchic different untraditional flaky out of the ordinary way out off the wall off the beaten path

Adjective

Unwilling or with reluctance
grudging reluctant unwilling half-hearted hesitant unenthusiastic begrudging disinclined envious forced jealous resentful bitter loath rancorous sour sulky sullen resistant aggrieved offended indignant embittered demurring wounded hurt acrimonious discontented sore dissatisfied disgruntled piqued miffed spiteful peeved angry acrid hateful put out ill-disposed morose choked splenetic crabbed jaundiced hard churlish peevish petulant crabby vehement sardonic caustic irreconcilable cynical antipathetic cagey resisting opposed cagy with a chip on one's shoulder with chip on shoulder hard done by grudge-bearing uncertain circumspect dubious recalcitrant involuntary afraid averse laggard enforced refractory disobliging unwishful unaccommodating uninclined unobliging uncooperative uneager indocile exasperated aggravated displeased incensed unforgiving irked malcontent revengeful irritated irate mad surly annoyed narked miffy huffish huffy snuffy tooshie wroth insulted vitriolic in a huff fed up in high dudgeon scornful contemptuous disdainful disaffected disillusioned acid alienated soured venomous estranged upset cross nursing a grudge full of hate at daggers drawn angered enraged furious vexed bothered with a chip on your shoulder riled galled ruffled pained stung nettled affronted ireful in a temper rankled ticked fuming rabid wrathful eggy cheesed off hot livid outraged roiled infuriate ballistic hopping shirty inflamed enflamed infuriated foaming choleric apoplectic grieved steaming horn-mad riley hoha teed off steamed hacked off annoying afflicted browned off weighty grieving distressing brassed off steamed up troubled peed off not best pleased ticked off

Antonym of complaining

complaining Idiom, Proverb

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