morosely

[ muh-rohs-lee ]
/ məˈroʊs li /

adverb

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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Origin of morosely

OTHER WORDS FROM morosely

su·per·mo·rose·ly, adverbun·mo·rose·ly, adverb
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