There was a triumphant smile on the renegade's saturnine face.
The voice of the older man came with a sinister force and saturnine.
And then again (as it seemed to him a good phrase), "Why so saturnine?"
His temper was of the saturnine complexion, and without the least taint of moroseness.
There was something in the shabby dress and down-cast mien of the little weaver that appealed to the farmer's saturnine humour.
The saturnine Hahn stood at my door with a weapon upon me while I ate.
saturnine faces were wreathed in smiles worthy of a pirouetting dancer.
All the while the little Cuban talked swiftly and with a saturnine enthusiasm.
He was jovial, or saturnine, or martial, depending on the planet which was in the ascendant at the time of his birth.
The witticisms convulsed Paul's neighbours and left him saturnine.
"gloomy, morose, sluggish, grave," mid-15c., literally "born under the influence of the planet Saturn," from Middle English Saturne (see Saturn) + -ine (1). Medieval physiology believed these characteristics to be caused by the astrological influence of the planet Saturn, which was the most remote from the Sun (in the limited knowledge of the times) and thus coldest and slowest in its revolution.
saturnine sat·ur·nine (sāt'ər-nīn')
Melancholy or sullen.
Produced by absorption of lead.