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morose
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
unhappy — often with a withdrawn personality
  • Hester was so morose, I didn't want to spend the night in Durham with her.
    p. 586.9
  • "WE MISSED DOING A GOOD DEED," Owen said morosely.
    p. 29.4
  • "I GUESS I'LL NEVER GET TO GO TO SAWYER DEPOT," he said morosely.
    p. 151.8
  • As for our morose mailman, Mr. Morrison, it is incalculable how much he suffered to hear of Owen's success.
    p. 208.4
  • "Hester must have flicked his brains out," Simon said morosely; Noah hit him.
    p. 299.2

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