Prone to complaint; complaining, querulous.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Cawdrey (c1537–c1604), Church of England clergyman and lexicographer. From querimony + -ous.
“He’s far too demanding and far too querimonious for my liking.”
The feeling of joy one has experiencing another’s joy, such as in witnessing a toddler’s joy and feeling joy in response.
From French compérage, derived from French compère, from Old French comper, from Latin compater, compatrem (“godfather”).