How To Use Saturnine In A Sentence

  • He had ridged black hair and a rather forbidding, saturnine manner, but his smile was warm. THE WHITE DOVE
  • The smile has returned to Craig's saturnine features.
  • We drove home in an uncomfortable silence, Grandma sensing my saturnine mood.
  • If he is put on screen or on stage, he must be suitably "saturnine", arguably one of modern India's favourite words to describe the creator of WN.com - Articles related to I don't need an art film to prove myself: Deepika Padukone
  • The portrayal is only historically accurate in the fact that the actor, like the real Richard, is handsome in a saturnine way.
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  • It is an early modern concept, although it has correlatives from the time of the Greeks in allied concepts of stress, debility, appetitive, and saturnine behaviour.
  • It was a good interview, with Jax at her seductive and Penn at his saturnine best. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD
  • Chavasse had one final glimpse of his dark, saturnine face scowling at them over the rail and then the marsh moved in to enfold them. THE KEYS OF HELL
  • Then she simply stays in bed all the following day, drinking tea, eating chocolates and reading about strong-jawed, saturnine heroes and almond-eyed heiresses disguised as pageboys.
  • Jerry, began to grow saturnine, and peevish, and ill-tempered. CHAPTER XXVI
  • Then, the surnominal pun never stood in for saturnine. Rob Fishman: Californication Season 3: Sneak Peek And Review
  • Not at all sepia but still in keeping with the gallery's saturnine tendencies are the mixed-medium reliefs of Einar and Jamex de la Torre, brothers whose work is often inspired by vernacular Latino culture.
  • Her husband, joining us when she was in full tide of eloquence, smiled at me with a kind of saturnine mirth. The Parisians — Complete
  • My former roommate was a saturnine scholar who said very little and smiled rarely.
  • Victor's saturnine face was creased, and he was too weary even to move. THE WHITE DOVE
  • the face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips...twisted with disdain
  • A brusque, saturnine figure, Wilbur has attempted suicide by every possible means but has yet to succeed.
  • It was even supposed that he took bypast circumstances much to heart; and if a childhood passed at the side of a saturnine mother, under foreboding of coming evil, and a manhood drenched and blighted by the pitiless descent of the storm, could painfully impress the mind, his probably was impressed in no golden characters. Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte
  • Then she simply stays in bed all the following day, drinking tea, eating chocolates and reading about strong-jawed, saturnine heroes and almond-eyed heiresses disguised as pageboys.
  • ‘By the way, I call the saturnine one … O’Hara … a “dark Celt.” The Dancing Druids
  • When the workmen take care not to agitate the massicot in placing it in the tun, they do not disseminate the saturnine dust during this operation.
  • The most eccentric classics teacher at our school - whom I shall call Mrs Penny - had arrived with a male companion who was intriguingly scruffy and saturnine.
  • The marked accumulation of lead in the central nervous system of the fetus explains the frequency and serious character of saturnine encephalopathic lesions. Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
  • He had mournful saturnine good looks and his black hair was slicked back off his face. WITHIN A WHISPER
  • Perrault's ‘Bluebeard’ is the story of a rich, middle-aged gentleman, named for his swarthy chin and saturnine manner, who marries a young woman.
  • Chavasse had one final glimpse of his dark, saturnine face scowling at them over the rail and then the marsh moved in to enfold them. THE KEYS OF HELL
  • He was a bright boy from Yorkshire with a dark and saturnine look and laconic manner, and he was already writing strong verse.
  • My former roommingested was a saturnine scholar who said very little and smiled rarely.
  • It's a little higher and faster, but with odd, devastating pauses and saturnine shades of mockery.
  • Dark and saturnine, he is a strong screen presence with natural brooding ability, and he holds things steady when a last-ditch attempt to end on a thrill causes the film to falter.
  • His passion for newspapers comes through in his film "Deadline-U.S.A." 1952, with Humphrey Bogart as a both saturnine and driven editor. Hard-Nosed Hollywood
  • The social spirit peculiar to the French nation bad already introduced into the inns of that country the gay and cheerful character of welcome, upon which Erasmus, at a later period, dwells with strong emphasis, as a contrast to the saturnine and sullen reception which strangers were apt to meet with at a German caravansera. Anne of Geierstein
  • But there is something in the whole crew, jovial or saturnine, which is found nowhere else, and which, whether in full splendour as in Shakespere, or in occasional glimmers as in A History of Elizabethan Literature
  • Lindsay Duncan and Alan Rickman -- last stateside as perhaps the hottest Amanda and Elyot ever in Private Lives and before that as another pair of saturnine lovers in Les Liaisons Dangereuses -- also have their moments, as does Belton portraying a snake-eyed, quick-tongued Mrs. Wilton. David Finkle: First Nighter: Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman Unleashes Acting Blizzard
  • Bonus points for casual use of the word "saturnine," however. venti anni fa
  • He was always to be found sulking in a saturnine fashion and behaving in a beastly way to Margaret or Ann.
  • The five or six cantos, at the opening, have all the milk of human nature that entered into the composition of that miscalled saturnine mind. Purgatory
  • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius
  • There's something mysterious, worn-in, and sad about this place, something that corresponds to Jarmusch's saturnine, knowing outlook.
  • Perrault's ‘Bluebeard’ is the story of a rich, middle-aged gentleman, named for his swarthy chin and saturnine manner, who marries a young woman.
  • As Claudio, Günter von Kannen is saturnine in both figure and voice.
  • With Mr Heathcliff, grim and saturnine, on the one hand, and Hareton, absolutely dumb, on the other, I made a somewhat cheerless meal, and bid adieu early.
  • Where Kierkegaard was most inclined to become severe and saturnine, Hamann was most reckless in his rejoicing.
  • He had a rather forbidding, saturnine manner.
  • He was always to be found sulking in a saturnine fashion and behaving in a beastly way to Margaret Lockwood or Ann Todd.
  • Bordone's talent was dispersed among saturnine portraits, mannered religious scenes and images of dark and brooding eroticism.
  • If he is put on screen or on stage, he must be suitably "saturnine", arguably one of modern India's favourite words to describe the creator of A Holmes is not a Holmes. WN.com - Articles related to The return of Robbie Coltrane
  • Wryly referring to the use of hempen rope for public hangings, Culpeper comments that the Saturnine plant is ‘good for something else than to make halters only’.
  • _Saturn_ be content; for the upper light gives occasion thereunto, having generated an unfixt Body of _Saturn_, penetrated with open pores, that the Air can pass through this _Saturnine_ Body, that the Air can keep it aloft, but the fire can quickly assault it, because the body is not compact by reason of its unfixedness, so that it must decay, which must be in all points observed by him that will attain to the search of it; for there is a great difference between the fix'd and unfix'd bodies, and of the causes of their Constancy and Inconstancy. Of Natural and Supernatural Things Also of the first Tincture, Root, and Spirit of Metals and Minerals, how the same are Conceived, Generated, Brought forth, Changed, and Augmented.
  • Chavasse had one final glimpse of his dark, saturnine face scowling at them over the rail and then the marsh moved in to enfold them. THE KEYS OF HELL
  • He had ridged black hair and a rather forbidding, saturnine manner, but his smile was warm. THE WHITE DOVE
  • The dermatologists and plastic surgeons I interviewed noted that creases bestowing an angry or saturnine look (usually forehead furrows) on their bearers are particularly irksome.

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