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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


Similarill-natured


Antonymsgood-natured

2. sullen darkened by clouds


SamplesA heavy sky.


Synonymsheavy, lowering, threatening


Similarcloudy


Antonymsclear









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