brooding

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adjective brood·ing \ˈbrü-diŋ\

Definition of brooding

  1. 1 :  moodily or sullenly thoughtful or serious a brooding genius a brooding, embittered man

  2. 2 :  darkly somber a brooding landscape a quiet, brooding atmosphere brooding, violent images reminiscent of … film noir … — Tracy Hopkins

broodingly

adverb a broodingly handsome actor Gardner gazes broodingly at the camera … — Kathleen Murphy

1818

First Known Use of brooding

1818



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