from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Sullenly melancholy; gloomy.
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- adj. Sullen, gloomy; showing a brooding ill humour
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of a sour temper; sullen and austere; ill-humored; severe.
- adj. Lascivious; brooding over evil thoughts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Fastidious; scrupulous.
- Of a sour temper; severe; sullen and austere.
- Synonyms Gloomy. Sulky, etc. (see sullen), gruff, crabbed, crusty, churlish, surly, ill-humored, ill-natured, cross-grained.
- Lingering; persistent.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing a brooding ill humor
Quite lately -- yesterday or the day before -- his mother had spoken to him, gently but very seriously, about what she called the morose and savage fits which would bring misery upon him if he did not set himself earnestly to overcome them.
With perhaps the exception of Steven Spielberg's "Munich," which dovetails nicely in morose spirit and disturbing milieu, very few movies about the 1970s (that weren't actually made in the 1970s) look and feel as perfect as "Carlos" does.
Part of me being all morose is that I am essentially still on bed rest, week two.
Instead of the lithe enthusiast with flaming eyes he saw a heavily built man with blunted features, wearing powerful horn spectacles, his expression morose, his movements ungainly.
Some one of them giggled, but the remainder regarded her in morose and intense silence.
Then Bartlett’s eyes strayed to the opposite end of the defense table where Barney Haskell was sitting, his expression morose, his hands supporting his head.
I mean, there's frustration on the album, obviously, and then there's a song like "Crash And Burn," which I wouldn't call morose, but it's certainly a somber song.
Durk of the Farlain was known as a morose, solitary man.
I am always called morose but there is a lot of humour in my music.
This morose, meaningless side of science is never openly presented to young students contemplating a lifetime in science.