toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

sullen
used in War and Peace

5 uses
  • The hall porter sullenly pulled a bell that rang upstairs, and turned away.
    Book One — 1805 (43% in)
  • His features were like his sister's, but while in her case everything was lit up by a joyous, self-satisfied, youthful, and constant smile of animation, and by the wonderful classic beauty of her figure, his face on the contrary was dulled by imbecility and a constant expression of sullen self-confidence, while his body was thin and weak.
    Book One — 1805 (9% in)
  • The latter was riding with a sullen expression on his face.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (39% in)
  • Pierre did not answer and left Rostopchin's room more sullen and angry than he had ever before shown himself.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (25% in)
  • The husband came up and sullenly asked his wife what she was talking about.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (23% in)

There are no more uses of "sullen" in War and Peace.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®