What does the word mope mean?

Usage examples for mope

  1. Be not cruel, be not tender; Grant me twilight hope; Neither would I die of splendor, Nor in darkness mope. – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  2. They know something is wrong, but they can't see what it is, and they mope about, and don't know what to try next. – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  3. It was a token of the real strength and fine properties of her mental nature, that the girl did not, in any true sense, mope. – A Red Wallflower by Susan Warner