Saturnine sentence example
His smile became saturnine.
We still contemplate and .consider; we still speak of men as jovial, saturnine or mercurial; we still talk of the ascendancy of genius, or a disastrous defeat.
Thus this saturnine man confronts an environment that is not seen by him as peaceful.
It is under the influence of Saturn, and that is the reason why usually Saturnine men are so covetous and tenacious.
Around the world, one of the characteristics which distinguishes Saturnine figures is their access to or possession of the ' Measures '.Advertisement
The influence of a particular planet has also lef t traces in various languages; but the French and English jovial and the English saturnine correspond rather to the gods who served as types in chiromancy than to the planets which bear the same names.