Sullen sentence example

sullen
  • Vinnie was as sullen as a three-year-old.
    638
    309
  • Betsy remained sullen through the week until Thursday night when I came home to find her in tears.
    272
    194
  • The latter was riding with a sullen expression on his face.
    175
    109
  • Every cheery thing I said to her seemed to bounce right off her sullen attitude.
    105
    52
  • The state of sullen dislike which followed was after a while succeeded by more active evidences of hostility.
    78
    74
    Advertisement
  • Heraclius made no attempt to retrieve the misfortunes of his generals, but evacuated his possessions in sullen despair.
    48
    46
  • Dinner and a movie did nothing for his sullen mood - except maybe make it worse.
    10
    8
  • Anne was a grim, sullen woman, frankly sensual, but as wellmeaning as ignorance and vindictiveness would allow her to be.
    40
    39
  • When Carmen asked if she had more current pictures of her family, Katie grew sullen.
    11
    12
  • Betsy remained sullen through week until Thursday night when I came home to find her in tears.
    7
    8
    Advertisement
  • As I knew him to be of a rather sullen unsocial disposition, I said nothing to him, but proceeded on my way.
    5
    6
  • Here we have an adolescent who 's sometimes sullen, often confused (especially about girls), and always self-questioning.
    5
    6
  • However in the real world sullen silence or blank looks can be the response to even the most promising of topics.
    5
    6
  • The crowd went mad; the benches exchanged sullen looks.
    4
    5
  • Parents who are overwhelmed by the responsibility of caring for their other children are most likely to find themselves with a sullen and resentful middle child.
    3
    4
    Advertisement
  • Sometimes sullen, childish and occasionally downright churlish, you've been known to try the patience of your loved ones!
    3
    4
  • Maine offers a number of vacation destinations that'll ensure fun for the entire family--even those sullen teenagers.
    24
    24
  • He stared at Lisa, his expression sullen.
    4
    6
  • He had no reason to be and it wasn't like him to be so sullen.
    4
    6
  • Like the latter, too, the Aymaras are sullen and apathetic in disposition.
    3
    5
    Advertisement
  • The chaplain suffered, and was torn with pity for that sullen man whose life was almost at an end.
    2
    4
  • Sullen resentment turns to respect and, ultimately, love.
    2
    4
  • Stephane was in hysterics, which is great, because he 's been very sullen recently for some reason.
    2
    4
  • Ludwig 's face, previously so sullen, turned frightening in its mein, quite different to anything I had seen before.
    2
    4
  • Pattinson will have to make some big career moves in the future to shed his image as the sullen vampire he plays in the movies, but for now he seems to be enjoying the attention and popularity he has earned.
    2
    4
    Advertisement
  • This gives the sullen and put-off appearance that the emo look is notorious for.
    5
    7
  • Dusty looked from Darian's hopeful face to Jonny's pale and sullen features.
    6
    9
  • The sullen toleration of the non-juring priests changed into sanguinary persecution.
    35
    38
  • In a last ditch effort to get a rise out of sullen Fred, Dean related Martha's story about the mine and her discovery of the skeleton.
    3
    6
  • Martha sat at her cereal bowl—oatmeal, an unseasonable but favorite treat—eating slowly, red-eyed and sullen, her new suitcase next to her chair.
    6
    9
    Advertisement
  • Babel of jarring voices; among the vanquished the sullen silence of despair.
    3
    6
  • Here we have an adolescent who's sometimes sullen, often confused (especially about girls ), and always self-questioning.
    3
    6
  • Stephane was in hysterics, which is great, because he's been very sullen recently for some reason.
    2
    5
  • Ludwig's face, previously so sullen, turned frightening in its mein, quite different to anything I had seen before.
    2
    5
  • She was sometimes sullen, cross and complained of headaches, and my friends began to notice.
    2
    5
    Advertisement
  • You remark on just how much torque they've got, and you break into a grin that would make a Cheshire cat look sullen.
    2
    5
  • Over the next few days the boys played contact sports harder than usual and Carla became more sullen.
    2
    5
  • There is not a word too many nor too strong in the description of him by one of Burke's friends, as "a sullen, vain, proud, selfish, cankered-hearted, envious reptile."
    2
    5
  • The most cynical man of the world, he says, with whatever " sullen incredulity " he may repudiate virtue as a hollow pretence, cannot really refuse his approbation to " discretion, caution, enterprise, industry, frugality, economy, good sense, prudence, discernment "; nor again, to " temperance, sobriety, patience, perseverance, considerateness, secrecy, order, insinuation, address, presence of mind, quickness of conception, facility of expression."
    3
    6
  • A wedding on a Caribbean beach with the promise of snorkeling or scuba diving should keep even the most sullen teenager smiling !
    2
    5
    Advertisement
  • In most cases, Cancer and Aries provide aggressive and sullen relationships for Capricorn.
    3
    6
  • Pierre did not answer and left Rostopchin's room more sullen and angry than he had ever before shown himself.
    42
    48
  • Hence Muslim people can never truly integrate and they will remain sullen, angry and hostile.
    3
    9
  • Since it became popular as a pet dog, its appearance has been greatly improved, and whilst it has lost its old sullen concentration, it has retained unusual intelligence and has become playful and affectionate.
    47
    54
  • It forms a rich and important district, and its chiefs held themselves in a somewhat sullen attitude of hostility to the British.
    31
    43
    Advertisement
  • In this supreme crisis, then, it is not surprising that the masses listened with sullen indifference to the fiery eloquence of the Coalition leaders.
    31
    44
  • All that the Dutch asked was directly or indirectly granted, and Maurice felt obliged to give a reluctant and somewhat sullen assent to the favourable conditions obtained by the firm and skilful diplomacy of the advocate.
    28
    44