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morose
used in Snow Falling on Cedars

5 uses
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Definition
unhappy — often with a withdrawn personality
  • He sat morosely with his elbows on his desk, cradling his chin in his hands.
    Chapter 18 (9% in)
morosely = unhappily
  • She stayed away from the beach intentionally, it seemed to him in his fretfulness, and gradually he became dark and morose.
    Chapter 8 (33% in)
  • He shook his head, turned up the radio, and leaned morosely against the blackboard with his arms seized against his narrow chest.
    Chapter 13 (24% in)
  • It made sense to her now that Hatsue had been so silent and morose—more silent and morose than her other daughters—since the day they left San Piedro.
    Chapter 15 (61% in)
  • It made sense to her now that Hatsue had been so silent and morose—more silent and morose than her other daughters—since the day they left San Piedro.
    Chapter 15 (61% in)

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