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Definition 1: a mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where sulk or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • stayed home in a sulk

Synonyms for sulk in the sense of this definition

(sulk is a kind of ...) a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling

"whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time" "he was in a bad humor"

Definition 2: be in a huff and display one's displeasure - [verb of stative]

Samples where sulk or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She is pouting because she didn't get what she wanted

Synonyms for sulk in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of sulk ) be in a huff; be silent or sullen

(sulk implies ...) feel bitter or indignant about

"She resents being paid less than her co-workers"

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