What does morose mean?

Definitions for moroseməˈroʊs

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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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Morose

    mō-rōs′, adj. of a sour temper: gloomy: severe.—adv. Morose′ly.—ns. Morose′ness, quality of being morose—(obs.) Moros′ity. [L. morosus, peevish—mos, moris, manner.]

Anagrams for morose »

  1. moreso

  2. Romeos

  3. roomes


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of morose in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of morose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche:

    Out of damp and gloomy days, out of solitude, out of loveless words directed at us, conclusions grow up in us like fungus one morning they are there, we know not how, and they gaze upon us, morose and gray. Woe to the thinker who is not the gardener but only the soil of the plants that grow in him

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