[ muh-rohs-lee ]
/ məˈroʊs li /
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in a sullen, gloomy, or ill-humored way:Falling silent, the old sailor became quite glum, and seemed morosely unwilling to answer any more questions.
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OTHER WORDS FROM moroselysu·per·mo·rose·ly, adverbun·mo·rose·ly, adverb
Words nearby morosely
moron, Moroni, moronic, Moros, morose, morosely, Morpeth, morph, morphactin, morphallaxis, morpheme
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How to use morosely in a sentence
Afterwards, back in the locker room, Gregg Allman morosely doles himself out another dollop of coke.Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band|Grover Lewis|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He poked the fire morosely, smoked without enjoying it, and at last cast about for something to read.
Sunday, Tom spent morosely at his club, and was so disagreeable that his friends were very willing to give him a wide berth.
Barney closed the closet door morosely, stood regarding the two crowded bookcases next to it.Gone Fishing|James H. Schmitz
He went to the old-fashioned gas-fixture, turned out the light, and muttered his way morosely into bed.The Turmoil|Booth Tarkington
I demanded, resenting the fact that he could stand as silent as a December beehive before my morosely questioning eyes.The Prairie Child|Arthur Stringer