saturnine
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(pronounced SAT-er-nyne)

Do you remember Eeyore, the gloomy donkey who was part of Winnie-the-Pooh’s posse” He’s the perfect example of a saturnine soul: cynical, a bit surly, chilly in disposition, and not open to change. There’s one in every group, eh”

Example: Wilma’s increasingly saturnine demeanor made the weekly project meetings almost unbearable; therefore, after three months of co-worker complaints, Andrea not only pulled her from the project team, but she also instructed Wilma to temporarily cease all client communications.