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Origin of sullen
SYNONYMS FOR sullen
OTHER WORDS FROM sullensul·len·ly, adverbsul·len·ness, nounun·sul·len, adjectiveun·sul·len·ly, adverb
Words nearby sullen
Example sentences 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.