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brooding

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  • verbagonize over
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Synonyms for brooding

verb agonize over
  • daydream
  • fret
  • grieve
  • meditate
  • mope
  • ruminate
  • sulk
  • bleed
  • consider
  • deliberate
  • despond
  • dream
  • gloom
  • lament
  • languish
  • muse
  • ponder
  • reflect
  • repine
  • sigh
  • speculate
  • worry
  • be in brown study
  • chafe inwardly
  • dwell upon
  • eat one's heart out
  • mull over
  • stew over
  • sweat out
  • sweat over
  • think about
  • think upon

Antonyms for brooding

  • be happy
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • please
  • disregard
  • forget
  • not worry
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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abstraction

noun. state of being lost in thought

downcast

adjective. depressed, unhappy

incommunicable

adjective. taciturn

incommunicative

adjective. taciturn

introspection

noun. self-analysis

irritable

adjective. bad-tempered, crabby
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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