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Meaning of SULKINESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a sullen moody resentful disposition
  2. [n]  a feeling of sulky resentment
  3. [n]  a mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal; "stayed home in a sulk"
 

SULKINESS is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: huffishness, moroseness, sourness, sulk, sullenness
 
 See Also: bitterness, gall, humor, humour, ill nature, mood, rancor, rancour, resentment, temper

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sulk"i*ness\, n. [For sulkenness, fr. AS. solcen
slothful, remiss, in [=a]solcen, besolcen, properly p. p. of
sealcan in [=a]sealcan to be weak or slothful; of uncertain
origin.]
The quality or state of being sulky; sullenness; moroseness;
as, sulkiness of disposition.

 

 

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