1. [ adjective ] bitter or scornful

"the face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips...twisted with disdain"- Oscar Wilde

Related terms: sarcastic
2. [ adjective ] showing a brooding ill humor
Synonyms: sullen morose glowering glum moody dour sour dark

"a dark scowl" "the proverbially dour New England Puritan" "a glum, hopeless shrug" "in moody silence" "a morose and unsociable manner" "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven "a sour temper"

Related terms: ill-natured
Similar spelling:   Saturn