He peppers everyday discussion with arcane and morose tidbits of deathophelia.
He carried with him the insecurities, foibles, and morose visions of fin de siècle Europe.
A morose Barack Obama, believing his presidency has no meaning, wanders the White House.
Test audiences found the original ending too morose and wanted to see Alex get blown away.
Lee McQueen could see beauty in the morose and even the morbid.
But this is Burton, by some accounted a morose person, but by those who knew him intimately a cheery and witty companion.
The Englishman is moody; which does not in the least mean that the Englishman is morose.
If she exerted any influence, or wielded any power, it was not of the kind which attends a violent or morose temper.
He was morose with his mates, and withdrew from their company as much as possible.
Then all at once Stevenson began to talk, in a voice querulous and morose.
1530s "gloomy," from Latin morosus "morose, peevish, hypercritical, fastidious," from mos (genitive moris) "habit, custom" (see moral (adj.)). In English, manners by itself means "(good) manners," but here the implication in Latin is "(bad) manners." Related: Morosity.