Definitions for moroseməˈroʊs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. gloomily or sullenly ill-humored, as a person or mood.

  2. characterized by or expressing gloom:

    a morose silence.

* Syn: See glum.

Origin of morose:

1555–65; < L mōrōsus fretful, peevish, willful =mōr- (s. of mōs) will, inclination +-ōsus -ose1

mo•rose′nessməˈrɒs ɪ ti(n.)

mo•ros•i•tyməˈrɒs ɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen(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"


  1. morose(Adjective)

    Sullen, gloomy; showing a brooding ill humour

Webster Dictionary

  1. Morose(adj)

    of a sour temper; sullen and austere; ill-humored; severe

  2. Morose(adj)

    lascivious; brooding over evil thoughts

Anagrams of morose

  1. moreso

  2. Romeos

  3. roomes

Translations for morose

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


angry and silent.

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