AskDefine | Define morose

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morose adj : showing a brooding ill humor; "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"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd" [syn: dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, saturnine, sour, sullen]

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English

Pronunciation

  • a RP /məˈɹəʊs/, /m@"r@Us/
  • a US /mɒˈɹoʊs/

Adjective

  1. Sullen, gloomy; showing a brooding ill humour

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Adjective

morose
  1. feminine plural of moroso

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