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synonyms for sulks

  • blahs
  • blues
  • bummer
  • cheerlessness
  • doldrums
  • dreariness
  • gloom
  • gloominess
  • melancholy
  • trouble
  • unhappiness
  • woefulness
  • low spirits
  • the blues
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antonyms for sulks

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  • cheer
  • gladness
  • happiness
  • joy
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How to use sulks in a sentence

No sooner had Coffee Jack exchanged a few words with the Indian family than he fell into a fit of the sulks.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
"You leggo my collar," said Benny, with a threatened return of the sulks.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
Wheels worked within wheels, however, for he felt so disgusted with the part he had to play that he got into the sulks naturally!
THE MIDDY AND THE MOORSR.M. BALLANTYNE
He sulks for a moment as if uncertain what to do, and then with a rush darts into the swiftest part of the current.
LITTLE RIVERSHENRY VAN DYKE
In some families there is a constant jar and fret of sulks and little tempers.
A WORD TO WOMENMRS. C. E. HUMPHRY
Sometimes it "sulks" for so protracted a period that danger seems to be over.
THE CLARIONSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Its effect on George was nil, except perhaps to further deepen his sulks.
PIECES OF EIGHTRICHARD LE GALLIENNE
Jockey Playfair's engine was in the sulks on the trip of which we write.
GOLDEN DAYS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS, VOL. XII, JAN. 3, 1891VARIOUS
Josselin drapes himself in his English dignity—he sulks like Achilles and walks by himself.
THE MARTIANGEORGE DU MAURIER
He wrote me last August that he'd taken a fit of the sulks, and wanted me to come and help him work it off up here at his mine.
THE CUP OF TREMBLING AND OTHER STORIESMARY HALLOCK FOOTE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SULKS

  • blahs
  • blues
  • bummers
  • cheerlessness
  • doldrums
  • dreariness
  • gloom
  • gloominess
  • low spirits
  • melancholies
  • sulks
  • the blues
  • troubles
  • unhappiness
  • woefulnesses
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.