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synonyms for sulk

  • brood
  • mope
  • frown
  • gloom
  • glower
  • gripe
  • grouse
  • grump
  • lower
  • moon
  • scowl
  • be down in the mouth
  • be in a huff
  • be morose
  • be out of sorts
  • be silent
  • look sullen
  • take on
See also synonyms for: sulked / sulking
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antonyms for sulk

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  • compliment
  • grin
  • praise
  • smile
  • be happy
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How to use sulk in a sentence

Common prudence forced them to sulk all day in the stall of the khan, while Musa went forth to make his discoveries.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
They sulk and pout, worse than humans, if one act wins more applause than another.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Sadie did not often sulk, and he was grateful because she said nothing about what had happened on the previous night.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
He used to sulk for a week afterwards, avoiding Alan in the 'quarter' and ostentatiously burying himself in a group of boarders.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
"Elvira can sulk for the rest of eternity, if she wants to," Mea said now without the slightest trace of sadness.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
I hope I did not do anything so boyish as to sulk there, but of that I am not sure.
THE ROSE OF OLD ST. LOUISMARY DILLON
If you are told that you must not go fishing, don't sulk around wishing that you could go.
FIFTY-TWO STORY TALKS TO BOYS AND GIRLSHOWARD J. CHIDLEY
There is nothing of that sort nowadays; and so they all sulk with an easy insolence which is quite indescribable.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.1/3, 1831-1835DOROTHY DUCHESSE DE DINO
Finally he would go off and sulk, and when I asked him what the matter was, he would reply, “Damn Dayak no wantee.”
WANDERINGS AMONG SOUTH SEA SAVAGES AND IN BORNEO AND THE PHILIPPINESH. WILFRID WALKER
It inclines one to hide, to sulk, to shut oneself away and become misanthropic.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
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