sat·ur·nine /ˈsætɝˌnaɪn/ 形容詞
1. Born under, or influenced by, the planet Saturn.
2. Heavy; grave; gloomy; dull; -- the opposite of mercurial; as, a saturnine person or temper.
3. Old Chem. Of or pertaining to lead; characterized by, or resembling, lead, which was formerly called Saturn. [Archaic]
Saturnine colic Med., lead colic.
adj 1: bitter or scornful; "the face was saturnine and swarthy, and
the sensual lips...twisted with disdain"- Oscar Wilde
2: 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" [syn: dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody,
morose, sour, sullen]