Definition of moroseness in US English:



  • See morose

    • ‘I've progressively grown to abhor her habitual moroseness.’
    • ‘The volatility and the moroseness within rise up repeatedly out of an uncontrollable inner conviction that the world stands ready to humiliate him.’
    • ‘I was concerned I'd slip into a mass of moroseness, but that hasn't happened as yet.’
    • ‘Uncomfortable with his sudden moroseness, Caitlin decided it was time to leave and she rose from the chair.’
    • ‘He must have noticed her trepidation, because he veered from the moroseness of the topic.’