Definition of Morose

1. Adjective. Showing a brooding ill humor. "A sullen crowd"


Definition of Morose

1. a. Of a sour temper; sullen and austere; ill-humored; severe.

Definition of Morose

1. Adjective. Sullen, gloomy; showing a brooding ill humour ¹

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Definition of Morose

1. sullen [adj] : MOROSELY [adv] - See also: sullen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morose

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morocoy
morolimumab
morology
moron
morone
moronic
moronic acid
moronically
moronism
moronisms
moronities
moronity
morons
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morose (current term)
morosely
moroseness
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morosis
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morosity
morosoph
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morotrophium
moroxite
moroxydine
moroxylate

Literary usage of Morose

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1. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"He was feeling morose now. "A couple days. A week, maybe. No longer." "Well, don't sweat the Bishop. He can wait. Come and get a beer with me tonight before ..."

2. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"(German and Danish, dumm, heavy, dull, insipid ; dumpling, a heavy, insipid pudding ; dump», heavy, stupid morose- ness. ..."

3. The Ancient Lowly: A History of the Ancient Working People from the Earliest by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1900)
"... of Narcissus— Nero at First Kind and Tolerant—Believed to have taken Paul with him to Spain—Grows morose and Jealous—Employs an Able Detective, ..."

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