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morose
used in Catch-22

4 uses
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Definition
unhappy — often with a withdrawn personality
  • When he turned to his teammates, he encountered a reef of curious, reflective faces all gazing at him woodenly with morose and inscrutable animosity.
    Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (33% in)
  • Yossarian asked morosely.
    Chapter 28 — Dobbs (55% in)
  • His head swung slowly around toward the chaplain with a look of morose impatience.
    Chapter 36 — The Cellar (93% in)
  • Colonel Cathcart, still stamping back and forth, demanded morosely without looking at Yossarian.
    Chapter 40 — Catch-22 (8% in)

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