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sat·ur·nine

 (săt′ər-nīn′)
adj.
1. Having the temperament of one born under the supposed astrological influence of Saturn.
2.
a. Melancholy or sullen.
b. Having or marked by a tendency to be bitter or sardonic: a saturnine expression on his face.
3. Produced by absorption of lead.

sat′ur·nine′ly adv.

saturnine

(ˈsætəˌnaɪn)
adj
1. having a gloomy temperament; taciturn
2. (Chemistry) archaic
a. of or relating to lead
b. having or symptomatic of lead poisoning
[C15: from French saturnin, from Medieval Latin sāturnīnus (unattested), from Latin Sāturnus Saturn, with reference to the gloomy influence attributed to the planet Saturn]
ˈsaturˌninely adv
saturninity n

sat•ur•nine

(ˈsæt ərˌnaɪn)

adj.
1. sluggish or gloomy in temperament or appearance; somber; taciturn.
2. suffering from lead poisoning.
3. due to absorption of lead, as bodily disorders.
sat′ur•nine`ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.saturnine - bitter or scornful; "the face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips...twisted with disdain"- Oscar Wilde
sarcastic - expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
2.saturnine - showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

saturnine

adjective gloomy, grave, sombre, dour, morose, glum, taciturn, phlegmatic, uncommunicative He is a saturnine man who speaks with precision and pedantic care.

saturnine

adjective
Broodingly and sullenly unhappy:
Translations

saturnine

[ˈsætənaɪn] ADJsaturnino

saturnine

[ˈsætərnaɪn] adj [looks, manner] → sévère

saturnine

adj (liter)finster, düster

saturnine

[ˈsætəˌnaɪn] adj (liter) → malinconico/a, taciturno/a