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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. showing a brooding ill humor;
- Example: "a dark scowl"
- Example: "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"
- Example: "a glum, hopeless shrug"
- Example: "he sat in moody silence"
- Example: "a morose and unsociable manner"
- Example: "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
- Example: "a sour temper"
- Example: "a sullen crowd"
[syn: dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Morose \Mo*rose"\ (m[-o]*r[=o]s"), 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Lascivious; brooding over evil thoughts. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Syn: Sullen; gruff; severe; austere; gloomy; crabbed; crusty; churlish; surly; ill-humored. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

morose adj 1: 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" [syn: dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

63 Moby Thesaurus words for "morose": autistic, bashful, beetle-browed, black, black-browed, brooding, broody, brusque, chapfallen, choleric, close, crabbed, cranky, crestfallen, dark, dejected, dissociable, dour, dumpish, frowning, gloomy, glowering, glum, grim, gruff, grum, incompatible, insociable, irascible, irritable, long-faced, lowering, melancholy, moodish, moody, mopey, moping, mopish, mumpish, nongregarious, saturnine, scowling, self-contained, self-sufficient, sick, sickly, snug, socially incompatible, splenetic, sulky, sullen, surly, testy, ugly, unclubbable, uncommunicative, uncompanionable, uncongenial, unfriendly, ungenial, unsociable, unsocial, waspish