saturnian
[ suh-tur-nee-uhn ]
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Part of Speechadjective, adjectiveOrigin + Etymology
Late Middle English; from the Old French saturnin, from the medieval Latin Saturninus "of Saturn." In classical mythology, the reign of the titan Saturn was associated with a golden age.
Synonyms
adjective
cheeryhappypeacefuljoyousprosperous
Antonyms
adjective
gloomydepressedcheerlessdour
Definition
adjectiveprosperous, happy, or peaceful
adjectiveof or relating to the planet Saturn
Examples
adjectiveA) The Saturnian tea party marked the true beginning of a lovely spring. B) The way she described her childhood bordered on Saturnian, and something didn't ring true for him.
adjectiveA) There are 53 official Saturnian moons, although more are being discovered. B) She began describing the Saturnian astrological effect on people, but he didn't follow astrology.
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