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morose
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

5 uses
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Definition
unhappy — often with a withdrawn personality
  • She shuddered and turned round; but applause broke forth and drowned the morose exclamation.
    1.2.3 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 3 — Kisses for Blows (31% in)
  • Twelve officers of the fraternity of fools raised him on their shoulders; and a sort of bitter and disdainful joy lighted up the morose face of the cyclops, when he beheld beneath his deformed feet all those heads of handsome, straight, well-made men.
    1.1.5 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 5 — Quasimodo (98% in)
  • He recalled the violent scene which he had just witnessed in part; that the gypsy was struggling with two men, that Quasimodo had a companion; and the morose and haughty face of the archdeacon passed confusedly through his memory.
    1.2.5 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 5 — Result of the Dangers (36% in)
  • He was a priest, austere, grave, morose; one charged with souls; monsieur the archdeacon of Josas, the bishop's second acolyte, having charge of the two deaneries of Montlhéry, and Châteaufort, and one hundred and seventy-four country curacies.
    1.4.5 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 5 — More about Claude Frollo (3% in)
  • The candle fully illuminated his gaunt and morose profile.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (12% in)

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