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MOROSE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does morose mean? 

MOROSE (adjective)
  The adjective MOROSE has 1 sense:

1. showing a brooding ill humor

  Familiarity information: MOROSE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MOROSE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Showing a brooding ill humor

Synonyms:

glowering; moody; morose; sullen; glum; saturnine; dour; sour; dark

Context examples:

a dark scowl / the proverbially dour New England Puritan / a glum, hopeless shrug / he sat in moody silence / a morose and unsociable manner / a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius / a sour temper / a sullen crowd

Similar:

ill-natured (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)


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