Sullen
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Lonely; solitary; desolate.

2. (a.) Gloomy; dismal; foreboding.

3. (a.) Mischievous; malignant; unpropitious.

4. (a.) Gloomily angry and silent; cross; sour; affected with ill humor; morose.

5. (a.) Obstinate; intractable.

6. (a.) Heavy; dull; sluggish.

7. (n.) One who is solitary, or lives alone; a hermit.

8. (n.) Sullen feelings or manners; sulks; moroseness; as, to have the sullens.

9. (v. t.) To make sullen or sluggish.

Greek
4659. skuthropos -- with a gloomy look
... Word Origin from skuthros (sullen) and ops (eye) Definition with a gloomy look
NASB Word Usage gloomy face (1), looking sad (1). sad, gloomy. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5620. sar -- stubborn, resentful, sullen, implacable
... 5619, 5620. sar. 5621 . stubborn, resentful, sullen, implacable. Transliteration:
sar Phonetic Spelling: (sar) Short Definition: sullen. ...
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Library

Whether the Philosopher Suitably Assigns the Species of Anger?
... iv, 5) where he says that some angry persons are "choleric," some "sullen," and
some "ill-tempered" or "stern." According to him, a person is said to be "sullen ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the philosopher suitably assigns.htm

'Thy Will be Done'
... If men begin with the will, then their religion will be slavish, a dull, sullen
resignation, or a painful, weary round of unwelcome duties and reluctant ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/thy will be done.htm

Resignation
... And let me proceed to say, that by resignation I mean not cold and sullen apathy,
or reckless hardihood, but a sweet trust and humble acquiescence, which show ...
//christianbookshelf.org/chapin/the crown of thorns/resignation.htm

The Entreaties of God
... have the place of the suppliant and of the supplicated inverted, and Love upon the
Throne bends down to ask of the rebel that lies powerless and sullen at His ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/the entreaties of god.htm

The Story of Joseph
... With angry, sullen looks they told him that Joseph was now far away on his road
to Egypt. Reuben must keep their secret. There was but one thing to be done. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/steedman/joseph the dreamer/the story of joseph.htm

The Last Supper.
... on his left. Judas, sullen and scowling, sat next to Peter, and the other
disciples were arranged in their order. The table was ...
//christianbookshelf.org/stead/king of the jews/chapter iii the last supper.htm

Psalm XLIV.
... And we speak of a "sullen sky." Not that there is any such feeling in the clouds,
but because men are affected with sullenness at the sight of such an ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm xliv.htm

Significant Phrases
... agreeable and ingenuous. aggressive and sullen. aghast and incredulous. agility
and briskness. ... grief and remorse. grim and sullen. grimaces and gesticulations. ...
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The Tears of the Penitent.
... of this period. They tell of sullen "silence;" dust had settled on the
strings of his harp, as on helmet and sword. He will not ...
/.../maclaren/the life of david/xiii the tears of the penitent.htm

Literary Expressions
... A staccato cough interrupted the flow of speech. A state of sullen
self-absorption. ... Grim and sullen after the flush of the morning. ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section vii literary expressions.htm

Thesaurus
Sullen (4 Occurrences)
... 8. (n.) Sullen feelings or manners; sulks; moroseness; as, to have the sullens.
9. (vt) To make sullen or sluggish. ...Sullen (4 Occurrences). ...
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Morose (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Sullen; gloomy; brooding; ill-humored; severe. ... Colossians 3:21 Fathers, do
not fret and harass your children, or you may make them sullen and morose. ...
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Sulky (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Moodily silent; sullen; sour; obstinate; morose;
splenetic. 2. (n.) A light two-wheeled carriage for a single person. ...
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Sulphur (7 Occurrences)

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Vexed (37 Occurrences)
... to her. (KJV ASV DBY). 1 Kings 20:43 And the king of Israel went to his
house sullen and vexed, and came to Samaria. (DBY NAS). 1 ...
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Naboth (18 Occurrences)
... 1 Kings 21:4 Ahab came into his house sullen and angry because of the word which
Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, "I will not give you ...
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Jez'ebel (19 Occurrences)
... 1 Kings 21:5 But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said unto him: 'Why is
thy spirit so sullen, that thou eatest no bread?' (See RSV). ...
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Jezreelite (9 Occurrences)
... 1 Kings 21:4 Ahab came into his house sullen and angry because of the word which
Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, "I will not give you ...
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Lower (72 Occurrences)
... 10. (vi) To frown; to look sullen. 11. (n.) Cloudiness; gloominess. 12. (n.) A frowning;
sullenness. Multi-Version Concordance Lower (72 Occurrences). ...
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Lowering (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lower. 3. (a.) Dark and threatening; gloomy; sullen; as,
lowering clouds or sky. Multi-Version Concordance Lowering (2 Occurrences). ...
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Concordance
Sullen (4 Occurrences)

Colossians 3:21
Fathers, do not fret and harass your children, or you may make them sullen and morose.
(WEY)

1 Kings 20:43
The king of Israel went to his house sullen and angry, and came to Samaria.
(WEB JPS DBY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 21:4
Ahab came into his house sullen and angry because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, "I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers." He laid himself down on his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat no bread.
(WEB JPS DBY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 21:5
But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said unto him, Why is thy spirit so sad, that thou eatest no bread?
(See JPS DBY NAS NIV)

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