Sullen

  • 21sullen — adjective a bunch of sullen, spoiled brats Syn: surly, sulky, pouting, sour, morose, resentful, glum, moody, gloomy, grumpy, bad tempered, ill tempered; unresponsive, uncommunicative, farouche, uncivil, unfriendly See note …

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  • 22sullen — [16] The etymological notion underlying sullen is of being miserable because one is ‘on one’s own’. The word comes from Anglo Norman *solein ‘alone’, hence ‘miserable’, a derivative of Old French soul ‘alone’ (source of English sole). Cf.⇒ SOLE,… …

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  • 23sullen — sullenly, adv. sullenness, n. /sul euhn/, adj. 1. showing irritation or ill humor by a gloomy silence or reserve. 2. persistently and silently ill humored; morose. 3. indicative of gloomy ill humor. 4. gloomy or dismal, as weather or a sound. 5.… …

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  • 24sullen — adjective a) Having a brooding ill temper; sulky. b) Dismal; somber. Syn: sulky, morose Ant: cheerful …

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  • 25sullen — Synonyms and related words: antisocial, at odds, autistic, averse, bad tempered, balking, balky, bashful, beetle browed, bigoted, black, black browed, brooding, broody, bulldogged, bulletheaded, bullheaded, cantankerous, case hardened, chapfallen …

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  • 26sullen — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. sulky; ill tempered, ill humored; out of sorts, temper, or humor; crusty, crabbed; sour, surly, discourteous; moody; spleenish, splenetic; resentful; cross[ grained]; perverse, wayward, forward;… …

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  • 27sullen — auf die Straße spucken …

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  • 28sullen — sul·len || sÊŒlÉ™n adj. sulky, morose, showing a brooding resentment; dark and gloomy; slow, sluggish …

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  • 29sullen — adjective bad tempered and sulky. Derivatives sullenly adverb sullenness noun Origin ME (in the senses solitary, averse to company , and unusual ): from Anglo Norman Fr. sulein, from sol sole …

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  • 30sullen — a. 1. Cross, morose, sulky, sour, moody. 2. Gloomy, dismal, sombre, dark, funereal, mournful, foreboding, lowering, cheerless. 3. Heavy, dull, sluggish, slow, gloomy. 4. Obstinate, intractable, stubborn, refractory, perverse, vexatious. 5.… …

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  • 31sullen — adj 1. cross, angry, peeved, miffed, in a bad or ugly mood, out of humor, Inf. sore, Inf. mad, Sl. hot, Sl. ticked off, Sl. teed off; scowling, frowning, glowering, beetle browed, black browed. 2. sulky, morose, mumpish, glum; resentful, bitter,… …

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  • 32sullen — sul·len …

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  • 33sullen — [ˈsʌlən] adj angry, unhappy, and not wanting to talk to anyone sullenly adv …

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  • 34sullen — sul•len [[t]ˈsʌl ən[/t]] adj. 1) showing irritation or ill humor by a gloomy silence or reserve 2) persistently and silently ill humored; morose 3) indicative of gloomy ill humor 4) gloomy or dismal, as weather or a sound 5) sluggish, as a… …

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  • 35sullen —   See head, sulky.   Also: ka e, kūkona, hakanū, kanū, niha, nihaniha, maniha, ho okamaniha, kamaniha, mumule, loha …

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  • 36The Sullen Sulcus — Infobox Album | Name = The Sullen Sulcus Type = studio Artist = Mourning Beloveth Released = 2002 Recorded = Genre = Doom metal Length = 65:32 Label = Aftermath Records Producer = Reviews = Last album = Dust (2001) This album = The Sullen Sulcus… …

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  • 37Slumber of Sullen Eyes — Infobox Album Name = Slumber of Sullen Eyes Type = studio Artist = Demigod Released = 1992 Recorded = Genre = Death metal Length = 48:07 Label = Drowned Productions Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = Slumber of Sullen Eyes Next album …

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  • 38dour glowering glum moody morose saturnine sour sullen — Ill natured Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good… …

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  • 39In the dead there is no rivalry. In the dead there is no change. Plato is never sullen. Cervantes is… — In the dead there is no rivalry. In the dead there is no change. Plato is never sullen. Cervantes is never petulant. Demosthenes never comes unseasonably. Dante never stays to long etc. См. Книги лучший друг человека …

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  • 40Sullenly — 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;… …

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