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morose
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
unhappy — often with a withdrawn personality
  • Of the elder, Ivan, I will only say that he grew into a somewhat morose and reserved, though far from timid boy.
    Book 1 — The History Of A Family (32% in)
  • We may add that he not only believed in his honesty, but had, for some reason, a liking for him, although the young man looked as morosely at him as at every one and was always silent.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (51% in)
  • He was morose and taciturn even with this old woman.
    Book 8 — Mitya (7% in)

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