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synonyms for most brooding

  • annoyed
  • contentious
  • exasperated
  • fractious
  • petulant
  • prickly
  • resentful
  • surly
  • testy
  • bearish
  • brooding
  • cantankerous
  • carping
  • choleric
  • complaining
  • crabbed
  • cross
  • crotchety
  • disputatious
  • dissatisfied
  • dyspeptic
  • easily offended
  • fiery
  • fretful
  • fretting
  • gloomy
  • grouchy
  • grumbling
  • hasty
  • hot
  • huffy
  • hypercritical
  • ill-humored
  • irascible
  • moody
  • morose
  • out of humor
  • oversensitive
  • peevish
  • plaintive
  • querulous
  • quick-tempered
  • sensitive
  • snappy
  • snarling
  • tense
  • touchy
  • mean
  • sour
  • moody
  • cheerless
  • crabby
  • depressed
  • dismal
  • dour
  • fretful
  • frowning
  • gloomy
  • glum
  • gruff
  • grumpy
  • irritable
  • morose
  • obstinate
  • ornery
  • withdrawn
  • brooding
  • ill-humored
  • moping
  • pouting
  • pouty
  • sourpussed
  • sulking
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antonyms for most brooding

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        How to use most brooding in a sentence

        Brooding over such thoughts as these, Alessandro went up into the canon one morning.
        RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
        Reflection, introspection, brooding over mental and spiritual pain became impossible.
        THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
        The girl looked round the ragged moor, brooding in the twilight, and half hesitated.
        UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
        But, fortunately, they had scant time for repining, and there is nothing like active occupation to banish useless brooding.
        DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
        He continues his walk in moody silence, brooding over his sense of injustice.
        MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
        But to-day the brooding trouble came, and I was at my wits ends for a way out.
        THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
        Then she bade Gaston set wine for them, and when it was fetched the three of them drank in brooding, gloomy silence.
        ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
        I tried to laugh and talk away his brooding, but there was little use, his convictions were so strong.
        MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
        His brooding brow and vacant eye spoke of a mind withdrawn from present surroundings.
        THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
        When he had left her she sat a long while by the window, brooding on the thing that had happened to her a second time.
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