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Definition of Broodingly
Lexicographical Neighbors of Broodingly
Literary usage of Broodingly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sons and Lovers by David Herbert Lawrence (1922)
"Her head had dropped, and she was sucking her finger broodingly. !< Yes," she said hesitatingly. He used to tell his mother all these things. ..."
2. The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1913)
"... pacing the room to and fro with the uncertainty that characterized all his movements ; or else would sit broodingly in his great chair, resting his head ..."
3. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton (1913)
"That's what scared me." It scared her too, to the point of blanching her habitually lifeless cheek. She continued to scrutinize her husband broodingly. ..."
4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1895)
"This broodingly curious stare he tried, because of his social geniality, to conceal, and further, his frequently puzzled self-absorption combined with other ..."
5. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1914)
"His eyes narrowed, his brows drew themselves down broodingly. The thing seemed to him to suggest dim cloudy vast possibilities; and he groped in his brain ..."