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Meaning of MOROSE

Pronunciation:  mu'rows

WordNet Dictionary
[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"

MOROSE is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: dark, dour, glowering, glum, ill-natured, moody, saturnine, sour, sullen



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mo*rose"\, a. [L. morosus, prop., excessively addicted
to any particular way or habit, fr. mos, moris, manner,
habit, way of life: cf. F. morose.]
1. Of a sour temper; sullen and austere; ill-humored; severe.
   ``A morose and affected taciturnity.'' --I. Watts.

2. Lascivious; brooding over evil thoughts. [Obs.]

Syn: Sullen; gruff; severe; austere; gloomy; crabbed; crusty;
     churlish; surly; ill-humored.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are morose indicates that you pessimistic about the world around you and find that it is going terribly wrong. Seeing others morose in your dream means unpleasant situations and disagreeable companions.
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