Synonyms and Antonyms of sullenness
a state of resentful silence or irritability her mother-in-law managed to dispel her sullenness with a gals-only shopping spree Synonyms grouch, hump [British], pet, pouts, snit, sulkiness, sulkRelated Words blues, dumps, mopes; surliness; biliousness, choler, crankiness, crossness, crotchetiness, fantods, grouchiness, grumpiness, huffiness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, irritableness, peevishness, perverseness, perversity, pettishness, petulance, surliness, testiness, waspishness; cantankerousness, disagreeableness, dyspepsia, fretfulness, orneriness; fussiness, querulousness; oversensitiveness, sensitivityNear Antonyms cheerfulness, gaiety (also gayety), gladsomeness, high-spiritedness, lightheartedness, perkiness; affability, agreeableness, amenity, amicability, cordiality, friendliness, geniality, graciousness, pleasantness, sociability, sociality; amiability, amiableness, good-humoredness, good-naturedness, good-temperedness
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