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- another term for birth sign
- ‘The only thing that it is easy for a lay-person to work out is the sun sign, because it runs in constant months, whereas the rest of the planetary positions have to be calculated.’
- ‘Despite this, the astrological sun sign is nowhere near as important as many people think.’
- ‘The birth or sun sign used in most horoscopes relates to the position of the sun in the zodiac when the person was born.’
- ‘All of the sun signs show us the traits that we can use to connect with a powerful force that makes us distinguished individuals, capable of rising above our habitual fears.’
- ‘We wrote the first half of the magazine for several years, using medieval astrology to formulate the sun sign columns.’
- ‘Not that I believe in such things, but any professional astrologer worth her salt would tell you that your sun sign (the one you see in all the newspapers and magazines) is only a part of you, astrologically speaking.’
- ‘Both the Aries sun sign and the emotional side of the Leo influence, combine to produce a need for domination in most personal relationships.’
- ‘Here's a light-hearted look at love astrology - but remember, sun signs are not the be all and end all of astrology, and can only serve as quick ‘ready reckoners’ to your romantic style.’
- ‘His accuracy amazed his subjects, though his personality analysis was taken from a newsstand astrology column and was presented to people without regard to their sun sign.’
- ‘It seems so far that many twin souls have their sun signs in the same element.’
- ‘You draw the card that symbolizes the Libra sun sign, which brings balance, adjustment and justice in your life today.’
- ‘She has written sun sign columns for a number of magazines and websites and has articles published in numerous astrological periodicals all over the world.’
- ‘So while you are trying to decide whether to go short, consider the influence of your sun sign as you contemplate how you might feel about short hair.’
- ‘These two points form the basis of any natal chart, and incidentally the Ascendant sign is usually a more important influence on the personality than the sun sign.’
- ‘Even professional astrologers, most of whom have nothing but disdain for sun sign astrology, can't pick out a correct horoscope reading at better than a chance rate.’
- ‘At the level of the sun sign, it allows classification of people into types, and we live in a society in which personality is considered a source of strength and an explanation for success.’
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