What does the word morose mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Moroseness.

Usage examples for morose

  1. He had been in a morose mood, ever since his dear wife's death. – Robin Hood by J. Walker McSpadden
  2. He would be morose or silly by turns, according to whether she frowned or smiled; or else he would take himself off in a tragic sort of way that was very disturbing. – Miss Billy by Eleanor H. Porter
  3. Godmother's husband- he was a lawyer- was a morose, black- bearded man who, for the most part, kept his eyes fixed on his plate. – The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson