Definition of morose adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//məˈrəʊs//
; NAmE NAmE//məˈroʊs//
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unhappy, bad-tempered and not talking very much synonym gloomy She just sat there looking morose. She seems a bit morose today. See related entries: Unhappiness Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Latin morosus ‘peevish’, from mos, mor- ‘manner’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: morose