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OTHER WORDS FROM broodingbrood·ing·ly, adverbnon·brood·ing, adjective, nounun·brood·ing, adjective
Words nearby brooding
Definition for brooding (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of brood
synonym study for brood
OTHER WORDS FROM broodbrood·less, adjectiveun·brood·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH broodbrewed brood
Example sentences from the Web for brooding
Carell is good in a brooding, atmospheric movie but Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo are better.
In the Jockey ad, half of Jim Palmer's princely, brooding face is fully lighted, the other half is masked in shadow.
I had left a party early, brooding about why I felt so strongly about something that, ostensibly, had “nothing to do with me.”Men Without a Country: Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, My Father and Me|Arthur Chu|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hollywood is gripped by an obsession so all-consuming that no blockbuster is safe from its brooding influence.The Ghastly ‘Maleficent’ and Why It’s Time For Hollywood to Kill the Dark Reboot|Andrew Romano|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nine times out of ten, it will conjure up an image of a brooding, sweaty, long-haired hunk.Taylor Kitsch on ‘The Normal Heart,’ Homophobic Right-Wingers, and Gays in the Military|Marlow Stern|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All at once a man rose from somewhere and stood, a dark splotch, against the brooding heat of the sky.My Country|Marie, Queen of Rumania
Once more she dropped her chin upon her hand and fell to brooding, her eyes upon the river.Audrey|Mary Johnston
She lay in bed for several days, scarcely touching food, brooding upon her disgrace until she was really ill.The Cricket|Marjorie Cooke
It had made her eager and parted-lipped, and passionate for all the brooding joys of existence.The Blood Red Dawn|Charles Caldwell Dobie
Anything more drear and depressing than the brooding gloom of the haunted wood could hardly be imagined.Haviland's Chum|Bertram Mitford
British Dictionary definitions for brooding
- to sit on or hatch (eggs)
- (tr) to cover (young birds) protectively with the wings