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morose
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

3 uses
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Definition
unhappy — often with a withdrawn personality
  • Ferguson appeared to be a morose and silent man
    Adventure IX — The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb (60% in)
morose = unhappy, often withdrawn personality
  • As it was, he suffered a long term of imprisonment and afterwards returned to England a morose and disappointed man.
    Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (15% in)
  • And Holmes' fears came to be realised, for from that day to this no word has ever been heard either of the beautiful woman, the sinister German, or the morose Englishman.
    Adventure IX — The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb (96% in)

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