Meaning of saturnine

sat•ur•nine

Pronunciation: (sat'ur-nīn"), [key]
— adj.
  1. sluggish in temperament; gloomy; taciturn.
  2. suffering from lead poisoning, as a person.
  3. due to absorption of lead, as bodily disorders.
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