Saturnine



adjective
1.
sluggish in temperament; gloomy; taciturn.
2.
suffering from lead poisoning, as a person.
3.
due to absorption of lead, as bodily disorders.
adjective
1.
having a gloomy temperament; taciturn
2.
(archaic)

of or relating to lead
having or symptomatic of lead poisoning

saturnine sat·ur·nine (sāt’ər-nīn’)
adj.

Melancholy or sullen.

Produced by absorption of lead.

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