Saturn is the ruling planet of fastidious Capricorn, so it's full steam ahead for go-getting in this placement.

Capricorn is a career- and goal-oriented sign, so if there's a promotion you've been angling for, this is the time to strategize how to get it. As the "father" of the zodiac, Saturn is very comfortable in this sign that thrives with structure and rules. While Saturn in fire signs like Leo and Sagittarius help us with a sense of self-discovery, in Earth-oriented Capricorn, we're taking that knowledge and using it to set (and achieve) our worldly goals.

Saturn in Capricorn: Significance & Meaning

Element And Modality: Earth & Cardinal

Positive keywords for Saturn in Capricorn:

  • Authoritative
  • Durable
  • Duty-bound
  • Persistent
  • Professional

Negative keywords for Saturn in Capricorn:

  • Burn Out
  • Overly Cautious
  • Penal
  • Pessimistic
  • Stern

Saturn in Capricorn Personality

Saturn finds a home in Capricorn. Saturn in Capricorn expresses the full capabilities of the planet—that is, its ambition, drive, and dedication to excellence. No task is too great for these folks, and "great" is an ever-changing goalpost. Saturn in Capricorn feels that their work is never done.

Positive Traits

Saturn in Capricorn believes that nothing worth having comes easily. Therefore, in the face of a challenge, they are the very last to give up. Others notice this tenacity. So, those with their Saturn in Capricorn are often saddled with large amounts of responsibility in the workplace and relationships.

Negative Traits

Saturn in Capricorn sticks to the status quo without fail. They never take time to question whether the rules are just. In the realm of work, they often assume incompetence on the part of others. On the whole, Saturn in Capricorn is not the most empathetic or tender-hearted placement.

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