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See definition of moping on Dictionary.com
  • as ingloomy
  • as inhuffy
  • as inmoody
  • as inmorose
  • as insaturnine
  • as insulky
  • as intenebrific

synonyms for moping

  • depressed
  • dismal
  • dour
  • forlorn
  • glum
  • melancholy
  • miserable
  • pessimistic
  • sad
  • solemn
  • sullen
  • ugly
  • blue funk
  • broody
  • chapfallen
  • cheerless
  • crabbed
  • crestfallen
  • dejected
  • desolate
  • despondent
  • disconsolate
  • dispirited
  • down in the dumps
  • down in the mouth
  • downcast
  • downhearted
  • dragged
  • in low spirits
  • in the dumps
  • joyless
  • low
  • mirthless
  • moody
  • mopish
  • morose
  • mournful
  • oppressed
  • saturnine
  • sulky
  • surly
  • unhappy
  • weary
  • woebegone
  • woeful

antonyms for moping

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  • bright
  • cheerful
  • comforted
  • glad
  • happy
  • hopeful
  • joyful
  • light
  • pleasant
  • rich
  • animated
  • content
  • encouraged
  • encouraging
  • exhilarating
  • sparkling
  • sunny
  • uplifting
  • vivacious
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      How to use moping in a sentence

      Myself, when I begun my carear among the fair six, I was always sighing and moping, like this poar Frenchman.
      MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
      Minetta suspected her of moping for John Willie, and told her that he often disappeared for days at a time like that.
      MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
      He would otherwise have been sure to make several horrible songs about her experiences with the moping Elvira.
      MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
      He went back to the hotel buoyed up in spite of himself, and found Alan moping in the reading-room.
      KATHARINE FRENSHAMBEATRICE HARRADEN
      They spent the day moping and fretting, because they no longer had fine clothes to wear, and could not go to fine parties.
      THE BOOK OF FABLES AND FOLK STORIESHORACE E. SCUDDER
      But surely it is better for the soldiers to turn out to church in a body than to sit in their barracks moping.
      AMY IN ACADIAHELEN LEAH REED
      Through several succeeding days he saw her at different times from the window of his room moping disconsolately about the garden.
      RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
      On the other hand, sit all day in a moping posture, sigh and reply to everything with a dismal voice, and your melancholy lingers.
      YOUR MIND AND HOW TO USE ITWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
      The jolly cuttle-fish stopped playing his drums and guitar, folded his six arms and hid away moping in his hole.
      JAPANESE FAIRY WORLDWILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS
      It was a cunning figure of an owl which Nan had marked: "The moping owl doth to the moon complain."
      THE FOUR CORNERS ABROADAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
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