What Part Of Speech Is Morose?

Is Morosity a word?

the quality or state of being excessively sullen or gloomy.

— morose, adj..

What means sullen?

sullen, glum, morose, surly, sulky, crabbed, saturnine, gloomy mean showing a forbidding or disagreeable mood. sullen implies a silent ill humor and a refusal to be sociable.

What does impropriety mean?

1 : an improper or indecorous act or remark especially : an unacceptable use of a word or of language. 2 : the quality or state of being improper.

What part of speech is wistfully?

adjective. characterized by melancholy or longing. pensive, especially in a melancholy way.

What’s another word for morose?

Some common synonyms of morose are crabbed, gloomy, glum, saturnine, sulky, sullen, and surly. While all these words mean “showing a forbidding or disagreeable mood,” morose adds to glum an element of bitterness or misanthropy.

Does morose mean sad?

A morose person is sullen, gloomy, sad, glum, and depressed — not a happy camper. When someone is morose, they seem to have a cloud of sadness hanging over them. This word is stronger than just sad — morose implies being extremely gloomy and depressed.

What is the antonym of morose?

Antonyms: amiable, benignant, bland, complaisant, friendly, genial, gentle, good-natured, indulgent, kind, loving, mild, pleasant, sympathetic, tender. Synonyms: acrimonious, churlish, crabbed, crusty, dogged, gloomy, gruff, ill-humored, ill-natured, severe, snappish, sour, splenetic, sulky, sullen, surly.

What does pantomime mean?

(Entry 1 of 2) 1 : pantomimist. 2a : an ancient Roman dramatic performance featuring a solo dancer and a narrative chorus. b : any of various dramatic or dancing performances in which a story is told by expressive bodily or facial movements of the performers a ballet that is part dance and part pantomime.

What is the noun form of the adjective jubilant?

Derived forms of jubilant jubilance or jubilancy, nounjubilantly, adverb.

What is the meaning of wistfully *?

wistful • \WIST-ful\ • adjective. 1 : full of yearning or desire tinged with melancholy; also : inspiring such yearning 2 : musingly sad : pensive.

Is morose a noun or adjective?

: very sad or unhappy. See the full definition for morose in the English Language Learners Dictionary. morose. adjective.

What does unflappable mean?

marked by assurance and self-control: marked by assurance and self-control.

What does imperious mean?

1a : marked by arrogant assurance : domineering. b : befitting or characteristic of one of eminent rank or attainments : commanding, dominant an imperious manner.

What is the synonym of prattle?

babble, blab, blurt, blurt out, cackle, chat, chatter, gabble, gossip, jabber, murmur, palaver, prate, tattle, twaddle.

What does melancholy mean?

Definition of melancholy (Entry 2 of 2) 1a : suggestive or expressive of sadness or depression of mind or spirit sang in a melancholy voice. b : causing or tending to cause sadness or depression of mind or spirit : dismal a melancholy thought. 2a : depressed in spirits : dejected, sad.

Which word means full of sad longing?

Word forms: longings If you feel longing or a longing for something, you have a rather sad feeling because you want it very much. He felt a longing for the familiar. Synonyms: desire, hope, wish, burning More Synonyms of longing.