- The definition of morosely is something done in a bad temper or gloomy mood.
An example of morosely is when you reluctantly agree to do something and you are grumpy the whole time you do it.
Variant of morose
- ill-tempered; gloomy, sullen, etc.
- characterized by gloom
Origin: Classical Latin morosus, peevish, fretful, fastidious ; from mos (gen. moris), manner: see mood