(a.) Born under, or influenced by, the planet Saturn.
(a.) Heavy; grave; gloomy; dull; -- the opposite of mercurial; as, a saturnine person or temper.
(a.) Of or pertaining to lead; characterized by, or resembling, lead, which was formerly called Saturn.
(1) The history of saturnine gout is almost as old as civilization itself.
(2) barks saturnine sheriff "Duke" Perkins, his smalltown beard quivering with indignation.
(3) Acute attacks in saturnine gout are frequently polyarticular and tophi rarely develop.
(4) "The more Smith talks about his role as reluctant pop star, the more the claustrophobic tone of Bastille's saturnine pop makes sense.
(5) The finely chiselled, rather saturnine features and piercing eyes were those of a colonial magistrate rather than a bland television personality.
(6) The clinical features of saturnine gout are essentially similar to those of primary gout; however, acute attacks tend to occur in the knee more frequently than the first metatarsophalangeal joint.
(7) Facebook Twitter Pinterest It also captures Kovtun, a saturnine figure in a dark jacket, who flew to London from Hamburg.
(8) Incomplete regression of paralysis and persistant biological abnormalities after chelating treatment were demonstrative of heavy saturnine load even though the toxic exposure was brief.
(9) Among these diseases, lead or saturnine poisoning (colica saturnina) caused by lead monoxide PbO, also known as litharge, was much dreaded (a 17th-century physician from Goslar wrote a treatise on "Lithargyrii fumo noxio morbifico, vulgo dicto 'pit cat'"); a miner's disease associated with phthisis and pareses of a then unknown etiology; and in some cases even with hookworm disease that was much later recognised as yet another professional disease of miners.
(10) One hundred fifty years ago a young but distinguished French scientist, L. Tanquerel des Planches, published a most comprehensive work dealing with almost every known clinical, epidemiological, and occupational aspect of lead poisoning, Traité des Maladies de Plomb ou Saturnines exposing in its second volume, Paralysie de Plomb ou Saturnine his invaluable experience on lead palsy.
(11) Young off-duty local waiters for the most part, sallow and saturnine or handsomely jowly, smoking furiously between sets in the high cold frozen sun before they diligently remount the high cold frozen metal stairs past a flutter of busy-bee BBC continuity wizards: loop-fed multilingual script editors with one eye and one ear on the monitor, one ear clamped to a headphone, chill mittened fingers rewinding pages, an impossible third ear half-tuned to shouted stage directions.
(12) The relationship of these studies with guanase and to the etiology and treatment of saturnine gout, which appears in humans suffering from lead poisoning, is discussed.
(13) Chronic lead exposure is also implicated in the development of saturnine gout and hypertension.
(14) This provides a quantitative insight of the previously described 'capillary activation' phenomenon, caused by lead encephalopathy and reveals it as a significant sequel of saturnine action.
(15) As an actor in rep in the 50s, Pinter was always cast as the saturnine heavy, the man who could turn nasty at any moment, and he retains that aura, a still energy, a volcano that might just blow.
(16) The relation of these findings to saturnine gout is discussed.
(17) If Michelle had dressed herself and her daughters for defeat, she could hardly have chosen anything more saturnine.
(18) The diagnosis of saturnine gout rests on the history of exposure to lead, clinical features of lead toxicity, biochemical confirmation of high serum lead levels and other biochemical abnormalities, and the exclusion of other forms of gout.
(a.) Lonely; solitary; desolate.
(a.) Gloomy; dismal; foreboding.
(a.) Mischievous; malignant; unpropitious.
(a.) Gloomily angry and silent; cross; sour; affected with ill humor; morose.
(a.) Obstinate; intractable.
(a.) Heavy; dull; sluggish.
(n.) One who is solitary, or lives alone; a hermit.
(n.) Sullen feelings or manners; sulks; moroseness; as, to have the sullens.
(v. t.) To make sullen or sluggish.
(1) Most defendants in multimillion-euro fraud cases turn up to court ashen-faced and sullen-looking.
(2) Broadly defined, this sort of behaviour involves procrastination, stubbornness, resentment, sullenness, obstructionism, self-pity and a tendency to create chaotic situations.
(3) The result is a weird kind of dissonance: blogs and op-ed pieces written in London salivate over "the most important byelection in 30 years" and claim – with some justification – that its outcome will have profound consequences for the two coalition parties, while most locals view it all with a sullen detachment.
(4) They were instantly swamped by sunlight; more the sullen accused on trial than Her Majesty's front bench.
(5) "Even a total stranger could experience the chilling effect of seeing sullen pairs of the Guardia Civil walking the street."
(6) In his memoir , Brown’s former aide Damian McBride candidly describes the thrill of having the ear of one of the most powerful men in the land – though he confesses the prime minister would “stare at [him] sullenly for a moment or two, then say: ‘Get me Ed Balls.’” I certainly met plenty of chiefs of staff and spin doctors who jealously guarded their privileged access to a particular politician and their status as that MP’s “vicar on Earth”.
(7) Against a backdrop described by the King's Fund thinktank as "deepening pessimism about the ability of the NHS to make ends meet, particularly in 2015-16", many on the health side are sullenly resentful of "their" money going into the BCF.
(8) Factor analysis of this brief inventory resulted in eight factors: disorientation, impaired concentration and thinking, paranoid-hallucinatory symptoms, anxiety, sullen inadequacy (restraint depression), hostility, loss of control, giving up.
(9) Through a double-glazed window in an adjacent room, a sullen security guard in khaki watches over all.
(10) Shortly after midnight Friday, partygoers belted Purple Rain together, a notably moving moment amid a sullen day.
(11) That sullen death-stare she perfected as April in Parks & Rec should come in handy somewhere on the dark side, perhaps as a female Sith Lord – a Sith Lady, if you will.
(12) If you’re sensing that the Mill is bored, or better yet, indifferent, or better yet, showing all the sullen ardour of a husband obliging himself to make love to his wife in the thick of a carnal indifference, then take your right hand, place it over your left shoulder and give yourself a big old pat on the back.
(13) I interviewed G-Unit once (minus the banged-up Tony Yayo) and they were the antithesis of the sullen, aggressive rapper stereotype (although they did turn their noses up at the very idea of letting any of the "British food" at their 5-star hotel pass their lips, and sent their manager out for a McDonalds instead).
(14) There are roadblocks manned by sullen-looking teenagers cradling AK-47s, but no meaningful law and order.
(15) Behind came a straggling caravan of mules and porters, including a couple of teenage boys who watched the college girls with sullen fascination.
(16) McFadden's penalty brought City a point, at which point William Gallas went all precious, attacking an advertising board and sitting sullenly on the pitch after the final whistle.
(17) A period as manager of Port Vale, after Stoke had rather sullenly parted company with him, reducing his wages and refusing him complimentary tickets, was ill-starred.
(18) It made him look sullen, grumpy and at worst disengaged from his challenger.
(19) Obscenity is lecherous and sullen in regard to women and virulent towards men: it may then be interpreted as a mean of struggle against the anxiety of death.
(20) Manchester United survived a couple of scares in 2008 at Wigan, but ultimately won 2-0 comfortably, while in 2010 Chelsea romped to an 8-0 victory over Wigan at Stamford Bridge as United sullenly and pointlessly beat Stoke City 4-0 at home.