Sullenness


Sullenness
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Sullenness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sullenness
sullenness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ morosity
morosity
spleen
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ churlishness
churlishness
&c.(discourtesy) 895
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ irascibility
irascibility
&c. 901
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ moodiness
moodiness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ perversity
perversity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ obstinacy
obstinacy
&c. 606
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ torvity|
torvity|
spinosity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ crabbedness
crabbedness
&c.->Adj.
ill temper
bad temper
ill humor
bad humor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ sulks
sulks
dudgeon
mumps
dumps
doldrums
fit of the sulks
bouderie
black looks
scowl
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ grouch
grouch
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ huff
huff
&c.(resentment) 900
PARAG:Sullenness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be sullen
be sullen
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ sulk
sulk
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ frown
frown
scowl
lower
glower
gloam
pout
have a hangdog look
glout
PARAG:Sullenness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sullen
sullen
sulky
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ ill-tempered
ill-tempered
ill-humored
ill-affected
ill-disposed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ grouty
grouty
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in an ill temper
in an ill temper
in a bad temper
in a shocking temper
in an ill humor
in a bad humor
in a shocking humor
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ out of temper
out of temper
out of humor
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ knaggy
knaggy
torvous
crusty
crabbed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sour
sour
sour as a crab
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ surly
surly
&c.(discourteous) 895
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ moody
moody
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ spleenish
spleenish
spleenly
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ splenetic
splenetic
cankered
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ cross
cross
crossgrained
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ perverse
perverse
wayward
humorsome
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ restiff
restiff
restive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ cantankerous
cantankerous
intractable
exceptious
sinistrous
deaf to reason
unaccommodating
rusty
froward
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ cussed
cussed
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ dogged
dogged
&c.(stubborn) 606
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ grumpy
grumpy
glum
grim
grum
morose
frumpish
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ in the sulks
in the sulks
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ out of sorts
out of sorts
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ scowling
scowling
glowering
growling
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ grouchy
grouchy
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ peevish
peevish
&c.(irascible) 901

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  • sullenness — is spelt with two ns …   Modern English usage

  • 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sullenness — 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

  • sullenness — noun see sullen …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sullenness — See sullenly. * * * …   Universalium

  • sullenness — noun a) The state or quality of being sullen. b) The result or product of being sullen …   Wiktionary

  • sullenness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sulkiness, moodiness, petulance, acrimony; see anger …   English dictionary for students

  • sullenness — sul·len·ness || sÊŒlÉ™nɪs n. sulkiness, moroseness, brooding resentment; gloominess; sluggishness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sullenness — n. 1. Moroseness, moodiness, sourness, churlishness, spleen, sulkiness, ill temper, bad blood. 2. Gloominess, sombreness, dismalness. 3. Sluggishness, slowness, heaviness. 4. Obstinacy, intractableness, stubbornness, intractability. 5. Malignity …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sullenness — n 1. crossness, angriness, anger; ill or bad temper, ill or bad humor, ill or bad mood, sulk, sulks. 2. sulkiness, moroseness, mumpishness, glumness, moodiness; resentfulness, bitterness, embitteredness; acrimoniousness, acerbity, choler, spleen …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder