from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A state of deep thought.
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- n. A melancholy mood accompanied by deep thought; a moody daydream.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a state of mental abstraction or serious reverie.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a state of deep absorption or thoughtfulness
brown, gloomy + study, mental state.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From obsolete brown ("gloomy") and study. (Wiktionary)