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OTHER WORDS FROM saturninesat·ur·nine·ly, adverbsat·ur·nine·ness, sat·ur·nin·i·ty [sat-er-nin-i-tee], /ˌsæt ərˈnɪn ɪ ti/, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for saturnine
He was a slim saturnine-faced man with cigaret-ash stain on a coat lapel.
The dark, saturnine stranger had shrunk away into the background of his life, and no longer seemed of importance to him.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
I saw him as he strode through the little village, looking neither to right nor left, saturnine of countenance.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
And by the door stood Billy, watching them all like an evil spirit, with a leer of saturnine malice on his evil face.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
The driver, a lean saturnine man who seemed to be forever chewing gum, began to prepare coffee.Security|Poul William Anderson
British Dictionary definitions for saturnine
- of or relating to lead
- having or symptomatic of lead poisoning