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Sullen
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Sullen as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: The Daily Mail Quick

We found 19 answers for the crossword clue 'Sullen', the most recent of which was seen in the The Daily Mail Quick.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Sullen a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Sullen as an answer itself some 53 times.

Sullen is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Daily Mail Quick' on Tuesday, 09 November 2021 with the answer being DOUR, but the most popular answer for this clue is MOROSE.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"
  • 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"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

DARK
An unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"

DOUR
Stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"

GLUM
Moody and melancholic

SOUR
Having a sharp biting taste

5 Letters

CROSS
(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

HEAVY
A serious (or tragic) role in a play

MOODY
United States evangelist (1837-1899)

POUTY

SURLY
Inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace; "a surly waiter"; "an ugly frame of mind"

6 Letters

GLOOMY
Filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"

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"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"

7 Letters

BALEFUL
Threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"

8 Letters

CHURLISH
Having a bad disposition; surly; "churlish as a bear"- Shakespeare

LOWERING
The act of causing something to move to a lower level

PETULANT
Easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"

9 Letters

GLOWERING
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"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"

SATURNINE
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"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"

10 Letters

UNSOCIABLE
Not inclined to society or companionship; "an unsociable nature...shy and reserved"; "generally unsociable except with intimate friends"; "unsociable behavior"; "an unsociable neighborhood"

11 Letters

THREATENING
Threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"

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