Morose meaning

mə-rōs, mô-
Ill-tempered; gloomy, sullen, etc.
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Sullenly melancholy; gloomy.
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Characterized by gloom.
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The definition of morose is having a gloomy attitude or character.

An example of morose is a person who is sad about all situations.

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Origin of morose

  • Latin mōrōsus peevish from mōs mōr- self-will, caprice, manner mē-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin morosus (“particular, scrupulous, fastidious, self-willed, wayward, capricious, fretful, peevish"), from mos (“way, custom, habit, self-will"): see moral.

    From Wiktionary