Origin of sullen
Examples from the Web for sullenness
The sullenness of the men was apparent, and was not caused by the enforced presence of a stranger among them.The Stolen Singer|Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
With all his sullenness there was in his tone a marked respect for the older man.Diane of the Green Van|Leona Dalrymple
This wounded the susceptibilities of the inhabitants, among whom a spirit of sullenness and disaffection began to appear.The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3|John Charles Dent
His sullenness having been overcome, he became a devoted and apt pupil.Tales From Bohemia|Robert Neilson Stephens
My sullenness gave way before my bitter disappointment and my offended pride.