Saturnine meaning

sătər-nīn
The definition of saturnine is someone or someplace that is gloomy, dark, moody or mysterious.

A shadowy haunted mansion is an example of someplace that would be described as saturnine.

Your next door neighbor who snaps at you for everything and who is always disgruntled is an example of someone who would be described as saturnine.

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Having the temperament of one born under the supposed astrological influence of Saturn.
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Produced by absorption of lead.
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(astrol.) Born under the influence of the planet Saturn.
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Sluggish or taciturn.
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Of or having a gloomy manner.
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Having lead poisoning.
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Produced by absorption of lead.
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Of or born under Saturn's influence.
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Containing lead, or suffering from lead poisoning (saturnia)
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Having a tendency to be gloomy, bitter, and sarcastic; sullenly sardonic.
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Gloomy, depressed, dull.
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Cold and slow to change and react (refers to mood)
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Origin of saturnine

  • Saturn +"Ž -ine

    From Wiktionary