sulkiness

  • 1 Sulkiness — Sulk i*ness, n. [For sulkenness, fr. AS. solcen slothful, remiss, in [=a]solcen, besolcen, properly p. p. of sealcan in [=a]sealcan to be weak or slothful; of uncertain origin.] The quality or state of being sulky; sullenness; moroseness; as,… …

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  • 2 sulkiness — sulky ► ADJECTIVE (sulkier, sulkiest) ▪ morose, bad tempered, and resentful. DERIVATIVES sulkily adverb sulkiness noun. ORIGIN perhaps from obsolete sulke «hard to dispose of», of unknown origin …

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  • 3 sulkiness — noun see sulky I …

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  • 4 sulkiness — See sulkily. * * * …

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  • 5 sulkiness — noun a) The state or quality of being sulky. b) The result or product of being sulky …

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  • 6 sulkiness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sourness, glumness, grouchiness; see anger …

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  • 7 sulkiness — sulk·i·ness || sÊŒlkɪnɪs n. quality of being sulky, sullen aloofness, moroseness …

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  • 8 sulkiness — n. See sullenness …

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  • 9 sulkiness — n sullenness. See sullenness(defs. 1 3) …

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  • 10 sulkiness — sulk·i·ness …

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  • 11 sulkiness — See: sulky …

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  • 12 sulkiness — noun 1. a feeling of sulky resentment • Syn: ↑huffishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑huffish (for: ↑huffishness), ↑sulky • Hypernyms: ↑resen …

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  • 13 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; foreboding.… …

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  • 14 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;… …

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  • 15 Sullenness — 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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  • 16 sulky — sulkily, adv. sulkiness, n. /sul kee/, adj., sulkier, sulkiest, n., pl. sulkies. adj. 1. marked by or given to sulking; sullen. 2. gloomy or dull: sulky weather. n. 3. a light, two wheeled, one horse carriage for one person. [1735 45; akin to OE… …

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  • 17 huffishness — noun a feeling of sulky resentment • Syn: ↑sulkiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑huffish, ↑sulky (for: ↑sulkiness) • Hypernyms: ↑resentment, ↑ …

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  • 18 moroseness — noun 1. a gloomy ill tempered feeling • Syn: ↑glumness, ↑sullenness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sullen (for: ↑sullenness), ↑glum (for: ↑ …

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  • 19 sourness — noun 1. the property of being acidic • Syn: ↑sour, ↑acidity • Derivationally related forms: ↑acid (for: ↑acidity), ↑sour (for: ↑ …

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  • 20 sullenness — noun 1. a gloomy ill tempered feeling • Syn: ↑moroseness, ↑glumness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sullen, ↑glum (for: ↑glumness), ↑morose ( …

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