sullen

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsʌlən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsʌlən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sulən)


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sullen

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a sullen [student, child, infant, baby, dog, cat]
  2. a sullen [roar, murmur, shriek, gasp]
  3. a sullen [roar] from the [crowd, audience, lion]
  4. a sullen [mood, silence] fell over the [town, crowd, stadium]
  5. Why are you in such a sullen mood?
  6. Why are you (acting) so sullen today?
  7. don't be so sullen!
  8. found him sullen and [sobbing, sulking, moaning]
  9. had a sullen [face, look, expression, pout]
  10. spoke with a sullen [tone, voice, demeanor]
  11. said in a sullen [voice, tone]
  12. a look of sullen [resentment, determination, anger]
  13. sullen [clouds, weather, fog, skies]
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