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Definitions of sullen:

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

Of an unsociable morose disposition; gloomily silent and angry; cloudy; dismal.

part of speech: adjective

Inclined to be alone; ill- humored: as, a sullen disposition; dismal; heavy; gloomy; as, a sullen sky.

part of speech: adjective

Gloomily angry and silent: malignant: dark: dull.

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To lift the voice in song; to utter musical rhythmical sounds; make a shrill or humming noise; as, a flying arrow sings; celebrate some event in verse or poetry; as, he sang of the deeds of Aeneas; to make pleasant, musical sounds; as, the brook sings merrily. ...

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