sul·len / ˈsələn/ • adj. bad-tempered and sulky; gloomy: a sullen pout| fig. a sullen sunless sky. ∎ (esp. of water) slow-moving: rivers in sullen, perpetual flood. • n. (the sullens) archaic a sulky or depressed mood. DERIVATIVES: sul·len·ly adv. sul·len·ness n.
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