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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brooding, incubation(noun)

    sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body

  2. pensiveness, brooding(adj)

    persistent morbid meditation on a problem

  3. brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative(adj)

    deeply or seriously thoughtful

    "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man";


  1. brooding(Noun)

    A spell of brooding; the time when someone broods.

  2. brooding(Adjective)

    (zoological) (of a bird) broody; incubating eggs by sitting on them

    A brooding hen can be aggressive.

  3. brooding(Adjective)

    deeply or seriously thoughtful

    You like T. S. Eliot's "The Waste Land"? You must be so brooding and deep.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brooding

    of Brood

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