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.
- "Go away..." exclaimed Napoleon suddenly and morosely, and turned aside.
- When they had descended to the bridge Petya and Dolokhov rode past the sentinel, who without saying a word paced morosely up and down it, then they descended into the hollow where the Cossacks awaited them.
- "No, gentlemen, you have had your sleep, but I have not slept for two nights," replied the doctor, and he sat down morosely beside his wife, waiting for the game to end.
- The husband, however, did not seem to share that conviction and tried to behave morosely with Rostov.