Translation of saturnine in Spanish:


taciturno, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈsatənʌɪn//ˈsædərˌnaɪn/



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    (expression/person) taciturno
    (expression/person) saturnino literary
    • A brusque, saturnine figure, Wilbur has attempted suicide by every possible means but has yet to succeed.
    • The portrayal is only historically accurate in the fact that the actor, like the real Richard, is handsome in a saturnine way.
    • Where Kierkegaard was most inclined to become severe and saturnine, Hamann was most reckless in his rejoicing.
    • The smile has returned to Craig's saturnine features.
    • Perrault's ‘Bluebeard’ is the story of a rich, middle-aged gentleman, named for his swarthy chin and saturnine manner, who marries a young woman.
    • The most eccentric classics teacher at our school - whom I shall call Mrs Penny - had arrived with a male companion who was intriguingly scruffy and saturnine.
    • We drove home in an uncomfortable silence, Grandma sensing my saturnine mood.
    • He was a bright boy from Yorkshire with a dark and saturnine look and laconic manner, and he was already writing strong verse.
    • He was always to be found sulking in a saturnine fashion and behaving in a beastly way to Margaret or Ann.
    • There's something mysterious, worn-in, and sad about this place, something that corresponds to Jarmusch's saturnine, knowing outlook.
    • As Claudio, Günter von Kannen is saturnine in both figure and voice.
    • Then she simply stays in bed all the following day, drinking tea, eating chocolates and reading about strong-jawed, saturnine heroes and almond-eyed heiresses disguised as pageboys.
    • Not at all sepia but still in keeping with the gallery's saturnine tendencies are the mixed-medium reliefs of Einar and Jamex de la Torre, brothers whose work is often inspired by vernacular Latino culture.
    • Dark and saturnine, he is a strong screen presence with natural brooding ability, and he holds things steady when a last-ditch attempt to end on a thrill causes the film to falter.