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sullen
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
showing a gloomy or bad mood — often by not interacting with others in a friendly way
  • She was the living spirit of love to soften and attract; I might have become sullen in my study, rought through the ardour of my nature, but that she was there to subdue me to a semblance of her own gentleness.
    Chapter 2 (33% in)
  • Sometimes I could cope with the sullen despair that overwhelmed me, but sometimes the whirlwind passions of my soul drove me to seek, by bodily exercise and by change of place, some relief from my intolerable sensations.
    Chapter 9 (69% in)

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