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synonyms for mope

  • brood
  • sulk
  • ache
  • bleed
  • chafe
  • despair
  • despond
  • droop
  • fret
  • grieve
  • grumble
  • grump
  • idle
  • lament
  • languish
  • moon
  • pine
  • regret
  • repine
  • sink
  • yearn
  • be apathetic
  • be down in the mouth
  • be gloomy
  • be in a funk
  • eat one's heart out
  • lose heart
  • pine away
  • stew over
  • sweat over
  • waste time
  • wear a long face
See also synonyms for: moped / moping
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antonyms for mope

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  • compliment
  • despise
  • dislike
  • grow
  • hate
  • please
  • praise
  • rise
  • strengthen
  • be elated
  • be happy
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How to use mope in a sentence

Be careful that none of the company are left to mope alone from being unacquainted with other guests.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Girls are just like cats; they all like to mope around the register or the steam radiator in cold weather.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
He would put the gun back into its case again and mope in his library for days afterward.
GALLEGHER AND OTHER STORIESRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
"I'm tired o' doin' nowt but mope i' th' house," Liz fretted.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
She could go out and move about and bestir herself, whereas in Manchester Square she could only sit and mope at home.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
For days we were utterly inconsolable, doing nothing but mope morning, noon, and night.
ANIMAL GHOSTSELLIOTT O'DONNELL
And now you are here, it's all nonsense for you to run away, and go and mope by yourself at a country tavern.
PENCIL SKETCHESELIZA LESLIE
She gets too young ladyish sometimes and goes off somewhere to mope.
THE FOUR CORNERSAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
He made no complaint to anyone, neither did he sit in idleness and mope.
THE SQUIRE'S DAUGHTERSILAS K(ITTO) HOCKING
I shall mope a while; but there is metal in me which needs but proper molding.
THE GREY CLOAKHAROLD MACGRATH
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