Definition Of sullen
a sulky or depressed mood.
When I mentioned this, he lapsed back into the sullens .
bad-tempered and sulky; gloomy.
a sullen pout
Example Of sullen
A couple of tourists are sitting in a brasserie on the Boulevard-St-Germain and their waiter is sullen , slow and brings the wrong order.
About 3am on Monday morning the storm seemed to have reached its worst and from that hour the wind gradually but sullenly declined.
After she declined a proposal to have dinner with him he returned to his more sullen and sulky ways.
Anger or sullenness are certainly well-used tools in my emotional repertoire, but their employ doesn't usually lead to a happy ending for anyone in the household.
Anthony Hopkins goes from sullen silence to wordy sermonising as an unhinged anthropologist in this heavy-handed drama.