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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmorosemo‧rose /məˈrəʊs $ -ˈroʊs/ adjective  SAD/UNHAPPYbad-tempered, unhappy, and silent Daniel seems very morose and gloomy.morosely adverb He stared morosely at the floor.moroseness noun [uncountable]
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moroseFrank was sitting alone at the table, looking morose.He gained a reputation as a practical joker, yet at the same time could be quite morose.Some people become morose and depressed when they first retire.For days she was morose, and he could do nothing to cheer her up.Since the accident she's been morose and moody.And little Joan had grown morose and was under the care of a dermatologist who was giving her antibiotics.Nails met them, looking as morose as themselves.He looked quite morose at the treatment handed out to cadavers.He became a bit morose for a while a bit inside himself which is fairly natural under the circumstances I suppose.a morose manHe was morose, pessimistic, obsessed with achieving the perfect style.
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