adverb see sullen

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  • sullenly — adv. Sullenly is used with these verbs: ↑mutter …   Collocations dictionary

  • sullenly — sullen ► ADJECTIVE ▪ bad tempered and sulky. DERIVATIVES sullenly adverb sullenness noun. ORIGIN originally in the senses «averse to company» and «unusual»: from Old French sulein, from sol sole …   English terms dictionary

  • Sullenly — Sullen Sul len, a. [OE. solein, solain, lonely, sullen; through Old French fr. (assumed) LL. solanus solitary, fr. L. solus alone. See {Sole}, a.] 1. Lonely; solitary; desolate. [Obs.] Wyclif (Job iii. 14). [1913 Webster] 2. Gloomy; dismal;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sullenly — See sullen. * * * …   Universalium

  • sullenly — adverb In a sullen manner …   Wiktionary

  • sullenly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. morosely, glumly, sourly; see angrily , silently …   English dictionary for students

  • sullenly — adv. in a sullen manner; sulkily, morosely; gloomily; slowly, sluggishly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sullenly — sul·len·ly …   English syllables

  • sullenly — See: sullen …   English dictionary

  • sullenly — adverb in a sullen manner (Freq. 2) he sat in his chair dourly • Syn: ↑dourly, ↑glumly • Derived from adjective: ↑glum (for: ↑glumly), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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