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English adjective: sullen

1. sullen showing a brooding ill humor

SamplesA dark scowl.
The proverbially dour New England Puritan.
A glum, hopeless shrug.
He sat in moody silence.
A morose and unsociable manner.
A saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius.
A sour temper.
A sullen crowd.

Synonymsdark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour



2. sullen darkened by clouds

SamplesA heavy sky.

Synonymsheavy, lowering, threatening



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