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Someone who is morose is miserable, bad-tempered, and not willing to talk very much to other people.      adj  
She was morose, pale, and reticent.     
  morosely      adv   usu ADV with v  
One elderly man sat morosely at the bar.     
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blue, churlish, crabbed, crabby, cross, crusty, depressed, dour, down, down in the dumps     (informal)   gloomy, glum, grouchy     (informal)   gruff, ill-humoured, ill-natured, ill-tempered, in a bad mood, low, melancholy, miserable, moody, mournful, perverse, pessimistic, saturnine, sour, sulky, sullen, surly, taciturn  
   amiable, blithe, cheerful, chirpy     (informal)   friendly, gay, genial, good-humoured, good-natured, happy, pleasant, sweet  

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moose, morosely, more, morsel

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