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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sat·ur·nine /ˈsætɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sat·ur·nine /ˈsætɝˌnaɪn/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sat·ur·nine a.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]