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English adjective: brooding

1. brooding deeply or seriously thoughtful


SamplesByron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man.


Synonymsbroody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative


Similarthoughtful


Antonymsthoughtless


English noun: brooding

1. brooding (process) sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body


Synonymsincubation


Broader (hypernym)birth, birthing, giving birth, parturition

2. brooding (feeling) persistent morbid meditation on a problem


Synonymspensiveness


Broader (hypernym)melancholy









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