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The growing homelessness problem has left those living on the street increasingly morose and skeptical that solutions that meet their needs are coming.

While I moved ploddingly through the wreckage to take it all in, Neguse, 38, jumped briskly from one spot to another, not quite cheery but not morose either.

From TIme

In the winter of 1941-42, the daily food ration was down to a morose 250 grams.

Winslet’s dowdy, frumpish, and middle-aged Mary blossoms before our eyes to reveal the beauty that has been right in front of us all along, while Ronan’s morose, hollow Charlotte transitions into a vibrant, confident woman by her side.

Gen X, the least excited generation about returning to the workplace, may also be saddling the experience with morose expectations.

From Ozy

He can seem on occasion morose, on other occasions petulant, and never comfortable in interviews.

Test audiences found the original ending too morose and wanted to see Alex get blown away.

I found the morose philosophers (Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, Spengler) the most interesting.

He carried with him the insecurities, foibles, and morose visions of fin de siècle Europe.

Lee McQueen could see beauty in the morose and even the morbid.

How many in Melbourne injure wealth and brain, I leave to more skilled and morose critics.

There are few greater annoyances of life than an irritable woman, rendered doubly morose by the infirmities of years.

He went upstairs to his room in this morose state and, procuring a revolver, after a short time came down and shot at his sister.

I paced the deck for hours, and grew morose and nervous, chafing under the slowness of the stout craft.

Shiel half turned away, not sullen, not morose, but with a strange apathy settled on him.

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On this page you'll find 106 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to morose, such as: cranky, dour, gloomy, glum, grouchy, and melancholy.

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