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Sullen vs. Morose — What's the Difference?

Sullen vs. Morose — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Sullen and Morose

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Sullen

Bad-tempered and sulky
A sullen pout

Morose

Sullen and ill-tempered
She was morose and silent when she got home

Sullen

A sulky or depressed mood.

Morose

Sullenly melancholy; gloomy.

Sullen

Showing a brooding ill humor or silent resentment; morose or sulky.
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Morose

Sullen, gloomy; showing a brooding ill humour.

Sullen

Gloomy or somber in tone, color, or portent
Sullen, gray skies.

Morose

Of a sour temper; sullen and austere; ill-humored; severe.

Sullen

Sluggish; slow
The sullen current of a canal.

Morose

Lascivious; brooding over evil thoughts.

Sullen

Having a brooding ill temper; sulky.

Morose

Showing a brooding ill humor;
A dark scowl
The proverbially dour New England Puritan
A glum, hopeless shrug
He sat in moody silence
A morose and unsociable manner
A saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius
A sour temper
A sullen crowd

Sullen

Gloomy; dismal; foreboding.
A sullen atmosphere

Sullen

Sluggish; slow.

Sullen

(obsolete) Lonely; solitary; desolate.

Sullen

(obsolete) Mischievous; malignant; unpropitious.

Sullen

(obsolete) Obstinate; intractable.

Sullen

(obsolete) One who is solitary, or lives alone; a hermit.

Sullen

Sullen feelings or manners; sulks; moroseness.

Sullen

Lonely; solitary; desolate.

Sullen

Gloomy; dismal; foreboding.
Solemn hymns so sullen dirges change.

Sullen

Mischievous; malignant; unpropitious.
Such sullen planets at my birth did shine.

Sullen

Gloomily angry and silent; cross; sour; affected with ill humor; morose.
And sullen I forsook the imperfect feast.

Sullen

Obstinate; intractable.
Things are as sullen as we are.

Sullen

Heavy; dull; sluggish.
No cheerful breeze this sullen region knows;The dreaded east is all the wind that blows.

Sullen

One who is solitary, or lives alone; a hermit.

Sullen

Sullen feelings or manners; sulks; moroseness; as, to have the sullens.

Sullen

To make sullen or sluggish.
Sullens the whole body with . . . laziness.

Sullen

Showing a brooding ill humor;
A dark scowl
The proverbially dour New England Puritan
A glum, hopeless shrug
He sat in moody silence
A morose and unsociable manner
A saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius
A sour temper
A sullen crowd

Sullen

Darkened by clouds;
A heavy sky

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