Adjective(1) showing a brooding ill humor(2) darkened by clouds
(1) He leans back and crosses his hands over his chest, a sullen expression on his lean, sculpted face.(2) She's childish, sullen , moody and volatile, prone to outbursts of jealousy, weeping, rage and laughter.(3) Those who should ask questions either do not bother to show up, knowing they will not be called, or sit in sullen silence.(4) Bolton itself also belied any clichÔö£┬«d image of drab northern towns under sullen skies.(5) Or do you picture them caked in mud, bodies swarming with lice, marching in sullen silence?(6) Boscaini manages to say this entirely convincingly under a sullen , grey sky in Dublin.(7) A couple of tourists are sitting in a brasserie on the Boulevard-St-Germain and their waiter is sullen , slow and brings the wrong order.(8) The Dutch of the 19th century were portrayed as gloomy and sullen preachers and educators.(9) I shrink into myself and become sullen and uncommunicative.(10) Anthony Hopkins goes from sullen silence to wordy sermonising as an unhinged anthropologist in this heavy-handed drama.(11) If I do that, it will make him sullen and resentful and unmotivated to control his desire to hit when he is angry.(12) It squats at the bottom of the pail like a sullen garden toad, refusing to budge.(13) There's a sullen , and increasingly angry mood on the issue.(14) But prepare for the inevitable crash of emotions as the money is spent and the glow fades and you end up gloomy and sullen .(15) This hope was dashed when she walked into the dining room to find him still sullen and sulky.(16) At best you will achieve a sullen and resentful compliance.
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sullen, sullener, sullenest, sullenly, sullenness
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Long, SULLEN silences
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She's SULLEN and stubborn and sinful.
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their SULLEN teenage daughter.
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