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Saturnine Pronunciation: [sat-er-nahyn]
adjective:
1. sluggish in temperament; gloomy; taciturn.
2. suffering from lead poisoning, as a person.
3. due to absorption of lead, as bodily disorders.

1. Having the temperament of one born under the supposed astrological influence of Saturn.

2. Melancholy or sullen.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/saturnine

When Diana saw her nine-year-old son walk through the door, she asked him why he had such a depressed, saturnine expression on his face. He then handed her a school test marked '67%' and burst into tears.


Classical mythology class really does teach you something...
Also, I'm sorry my sentences have only been about poor, failing children... it's all rather saturnine.
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