Definitions for: Sulkiness


[n] a sullen moody resentful disposition
[n] a feeling of sulky resentment
[n] a mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal; "stayed home in a sulk"



Webster (1913) Definition: Sulk"i*ness, n. [For sulkenness, fr. AS. solcen
slothful, remiss, in [=a]solcen, besolcen, properly p. p. of
sealcan in [=a]sealcan to be weak or slothful; of uncertain
origin.]
The quality or state of being sulky; sullenness; moroseness;
as, sulkiness of disposition.

Synonyms: huffishness, moroseness, sourness, sulk, sullenness

See Also: bitterness, gall, humor, humour, ill nature, mood, rancor, rancour, resentment, temper

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