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Synonyms for saturnine
ˈsæt ərˌnaɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saturnine(adj)

    bitter or scornful

    "the face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips...twisted with disdain"- Oscar Wilde

    Synonyms:
    dark, sullen, moody, morose, dour, sour, glowering, glum

    Antonyms:
    unsarcastic, good-natured

  2. dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen(adj)

    showing a brooding ill humor

    "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"

    Synonyms:
    pertinacious, heavy, forbidding, glum, sullen, dogged, dark, moody, non-white, temperamental, threatening, coloured, disconsolate, dark-skinned, black, gloomy, drear, benighted, off, blue, glowering, obscure, sour, sinister, turned, grim, tenacious, off-key, dour, false, unyielding, sorry, drab, dingy, dreary, dismal, persistent, lowering, rancid, morose

    Antonyms:
    unsarcastic, good-natured

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. saturnine

    Synonyms:
    dull, heavy, grave, phlegmatic, gloomy, leaden, sombre

    Antonyms:
    jovial, gay, light-hearted, joyous, bright, merry

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. saturnine(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dull, heavy, grave, sad, gloomy, sedate

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. saturnine

    Synonyms:
    Related to lead or lead poisoning

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