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synonyms for morosely

  • wistfully
  • cheerlessly
  • dejectedly
  • dismally
  • dolefully
  • gloomily
  • grievously
  • joylessly
  • sorrowfully

antonyms for morosely

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  • happily
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How to use morosely in a sentence

He poked the fire morosely, smoked without enjoying it, and at last cast about for something to read.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
Sunday, Tom spent morosely at his club, and was so disagreeable that his friends were very willing to give him a wide berth.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
Barney closed the closet door morosely, stood regarding the two crowded bookcases next to it.
GONE FISHINGJAMES H. SCHMITZ
He went to the old-fashioned gas-fixture, turned out the light, and muttered his way morosely into bed.
THE TURMOILBOOTH TARKINGTON
I demanded, resenting the fact that he could stand as silent as a December beehive before my morosely questioning eyes.
THE PRAIRIE CHILDARTHUR STRINGER
I was obliged to acquiesce, though more or less morosely,whereat I saw that he was somewhat amused.
THE SORROWS OF SATANMARIE CORELLI
They found Herman alone at one of his tables staring morosely at an untouched glass of beer.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
He grew morosely silent again, and seemed to shrink within himself.
MOTHERMAKSIM GORKY
The newcomer casually inquired for the station agent and one of the fellows stared at him morosely, making no reply.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
He sat up on the oven, and rubbed his eyes drowsily and morosely with his fist.
A RUSSIAN PROPRIETORLYOF N. TOLSTOI
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WORDS RELATED TO MOROSELY

  • cheerlessly
  • dejectedly
  • dismally
  • dolefully
  • gloomily
  • grievously
  • joylessly
  • morosely
  • sorrowfully
  • wistfully
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.