To better see all uses of the word
sullen
in
The Age of Innocence
please enable javascript.

sullen
Used In
The Age of Innocence
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • The next afternoon, as Archer, before dinner, sat smoking sullenly in his study, Janey wandered in on him.
  • Have you ever been there?" she asked; and as he remained sullenly dumb she went on: "I know so many who’ve tried to find it; and, believe me, they all got out by mistake at wayside stations: at places like Boulogne, or Pisa, or Monte Carlo—and it wasn’t at all different from the old world they’d left, but only rather smaller and dingier and more promiscuous."

  • There are no more uses of "sullen" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • She changed from outgoing child to sullen teenager.
  • A sullen crowd watched the execution.

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading