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I cannot handle dull, lazy, morose people. I have been like that since childhood.
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Meaning of "morose" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MOROSE

From Latin mōrōsus peevish, capricious, from mōs custom, will, caprice.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MOROSE

morose  [məˈrəʊs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MOROSE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Morose is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES MOROSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Definition of morose in the English dictionary

The definition of morose in the dictionary is ill-tempered or gloomy.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MOROSE


acerose
ˈæsəˌrəʊs
agarose
ˈeɪɡɑːˌrəʊs
cirrose
ˈsɪrəʊs
cribrose
ˈkraɪˌbrəʊs
engross
ɪnˈɡrəʊs
erose
ɪˈrəʊs
fibrose
faɪˈbrəʊs
gross
ɡrəʊs
labrose
ˈleɪbrəʊs
leprose
ˈlɛprəʊs
literose
ˈlɪtəˌrəʊs
necrose
nɛˈkrəʊs
Negros
ˈneɪɡrəʊs
operose
ˈɒpəˌrəʊs
outgross
ˌaʊtˈɡrəʊs
porose
pɒˈrəʊs
sclerose
skləˈrəʊs
soporose
ˌsəʊpəˈrəʊs
Tiros
ˈtaɪrəʊs
virose
vaɪˈrəʊs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MOROSE

morning-glory
mornings
Moro
Moroccan
morocco
moron
Moroni
moronic
moronically
moronism
moronity
morosely
moroseness
morosity
Morpeth
morph
morph.
morphactin
morphallaxes
morphallaxis

WORDS THAT END LIKE MOROSE

Ambrose
arose
brose
cabbage rose
dextrose
Montrose
moss rose
Penrose
primrose
prose
red rose
rose
sucrose
tea rose
tea-rose
torose
white rose
wild rose
wind rose
winter rose

Synonyms and antonyms of morose in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MOROSE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «morose» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of morose

Translation of «morose» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MOROSE

Find out the translation of morose to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of morose from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «morose» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

郁闷
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

morose
570 millions of speakers

English

morose
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उदास
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عابس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

угрюмый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

rabugento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিশুষ্ক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

morose
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kekalahan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mürrisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不機嫌な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

침울
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Morose
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

buồn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

படிந்த பெரிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गोंधळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

suratsız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cupo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

posępny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

похмурий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ursuz
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πικρόχολος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ongeduldig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

buttert
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

morose
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of morose

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MOROSE»

The term «morose» is regularly used and occupies the 68.414 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MOROSE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about morose

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5 QUOTES WITH «MOROSE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word morose.
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Mia Kirshner
In terms of my own film experience, I'm definitely used to morose and very heavy, heavy dramas.
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James Mercer
I tend to write a pretty half and half split of, like, slow, morose things and then sort of more upbeat stuff.
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Randy Pausch
If I don't seem as depressed or morose as I should be, sorry to disappoint you.
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Ravi Teja
I cannot handle dull, lazy, morose people. I have been like that since childhood.
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April Winchell
Orphans, dead parents, lonely children at Christmas, morose spoken word recordings, everything you love about the holidays. Move the turkey over so you can fit your head in the oven.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MOROSE»

Discover the use of morose in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to morose and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Mind of Consciousness
This book takes you into the core of your being, turning it inside out, exposing who and what you are by revealing a self-created shadow-world controlling your life without you being aware that control exists.
Ray Morose, 2011
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Tales of Badmen, Bad Women, and Bad Places: Four Centuries ...
Martin Morose was Polish, not Celtic, by heritage. Mr. Morose was spending most of his time in Juarez, where the Texas law couldn't touch him, and his wife Beulah , known as Betty, was spending most of her time keeping company with John ...
Charley F. Eckhardt, 1999
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The Pathogenic Cyclopaedia: A Systematic Arrangement and ...
Anxious, dejected, timid, inconsolable, self-reproaching humour. Dejected in spirit. Magnet, sonth.— After a sleep in the evening, excessively morose and cross. Cross, morose, peevish. He dislikes cheerful faces. Uncheerful, dejected, as if he ...
Robert Ellis Dudgeon, 1850
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Between Theater and Philosophy: Skepticism in the Major City ...
Morose is not averse to all noise but merely to the "noise" of others' discourses: " all discourses but mine own afflict me, they seem harsh, impertinent, and irksome " (2.1.3-5). For Morose, the discourse of others is alien and incomprehensible, ...
Mathew R. Martin, 2001
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Punch
Yours discontentedly, Uncle Morose. Morose has taken doicn Miss to her ten minutes before. Morose. I hope that you have room. (Sotto voce.) We arc closely packed. Epiccene. Thanks. Plenty. Morose {to himself, as he reads the menu).
Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, 1873
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Stillness in Motion in the Seventeenth-century Theatre
Epicoene must convince the audience offstage as well as convince Morose, of his virtue, of his true, however unique, nature of quiet womanhood. The scene can be envisioned as a premier, the opening of a particularly intricate play whose  ...
P. A. Skantze, 2003
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The Routledge Anthology of Renaissance Drama
MOROSE Oh, Amazonian impudence! TRUEWIT Nay, faith, in this, sir, she speaks but reason, and methinks is more continent than you. Would you go to bed so presently, sir, afore noon? A man of your head and hair should owe more to that ...
Simon Barker, Hilary Hinds, 2003
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A Repertory of Hering's Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica
Moody, in morning: Nitr. ac. W HypechendriaSiS, Misanthrepic, Morose. MORAL FEELING, want of: Anac.; with melancholy, lKali br. MOROSE: Aeon., Alum., Anac ., IArn., Bell., BiSm., lBry., Carbol. ac., Carb. S., llClem., lCeloc., ICon., ICret. t.
Constantine Hering, 1896
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London Charivari
Mr. Morose has taken Amen Miss EriCCENE, having been introduced to her ten minutes before. Morose. I hope that you have room. (Solto voce.) We are closely packed. Epiecene. Thanks. Plenty. Morose (to himself, as he reads the menu).
Henry Mayhew, Mark Lemon, Tom Taylor, 1873
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Outlaw Tales of Texas: True Stories of the Lone Star State's ...
Only the trigger was needed, and one of the West's strangest cowboys — called Martin Morose — filled the role. A big, blond, coarse native of Poland, his name was probably something like Mroz. He disdained to wear underwear and he wore  ...
Charles L. Convis, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MOROSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term morose is used in the context of the following news items.
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Who Would Star in a 'Go Set A Watchman' Movie Adaptation?
She has chops beneath that morose, external attitude; she became the rare American to capture a César Award for her performance in Clouds ... «Inverse, Jul 15»
2
Michael Chiklis is about to make 'Gotham' watchable again
Casting Chiklis could go a long way in terms of balancing Ben McKenzie's morose and growling portrayal of Jim Gordon, and bring a bite the ... «For The Win, Jul 15»
3
With Friends Like These, the Competition Is On
As the heat made the runners' expressions dire, Goldberg grew morose. “I thought I was going to really enjoy this, and now I just hope no one ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
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Capsule review: 'Russian Tattoo' memoir of experience unique and …
It's not an overly dramatic or morose book, one told mostly in snapshots as Gorokhova relives about 30 years of adjusting and not adjusting to ... «Charleston Post Courier, Jul 15»
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Unhallowed Ground (UK DVD)
... the approach proves almost morose given the lack of genuine unexpected frights or extreme violence. It just kind of trudges along, offering up ... «Dread Central, Jul 15»
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Drunk in Love
Much Ado About Nothing is famous for its two distinct acts: morose tragedy preceded by rambunctious comedy, as young soldiers return from ... «The Portland Mercury, Jul 15»
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Amanda Palmer Opening For Morrissey
Both her and Morrissey's bodies of work speak of something more suited for the Shakespearean stage or a Lifetime movie than moody, morose ... «Silicon Valley's Metro, Jul 15»
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Webcomic Wednesday: Black and Blue
Owen himself is a very morose, sympathetic character, stuck working for, in his words, “terrible people.” He really is a proper anti-hero. He's not ... «Primary Ignition, Jul 15»
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Chanel's new London exhibition... 10:44AM
Chanel is opening a new exhibition in London in October, giving us one reason not to feel morose about summer ending. Chanel's new ... «Glamour.com, Jul 15»
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Movies opening Friday, July 24
... but remains morose despite the attention, his mood improving only when he transforms his existential beliefs into concrete action in Woody ... «SFGate, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Morose [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/morose>. Nov 2019 ».
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