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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
Aurora could see the flashes of his wit illuminating Sir John's saturnine countenance.
The chief alone preserved a gloomy and saturnine expression.The Wings of the Morning|Louis Tracy
He came forth from her chamber with his dark, saturnine face all flushed.The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 1 of 3|George Augustus Sala
The saturnine Pedro entered with some wonderful crusted port, and Colonel Menendez offered cigars.Bat Wing|Sax Rohmer
He reappeared—a saturnine silent man—as suddenly as he had gone away.The Moon Rock|Arthur J. Rees
British Dictionary definitions for saturnine
- of or relating to lead
- having or symptomatic of lead poisoning