Definition of Broodingly

1. Adverb. In a brooding manner ¹



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Definition of Broodingly

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Broodingly

brood cell
brood hen
brood parasite
brood parasites
brooded
brooder
brooder pneumonia
brooders
broodier
broodies
broodiest
broodily
broodiness
broodinesses
brooding
broodingly (current term)
broodings
broodless
broodmare
broodmares
broods
broodstocks
broody
broody hen
brook lamprey
brook lampreys
brook mint
brook thistle

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 ..."

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