Mopishly
Mopish Mop"ish, a. Dull; spiritless; dejected. -- {Mop"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Mop"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • mopishly — See moper. * * * …   Universalium

  • mopishly — mopˈishly or mopˈily adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑mope …   Useful english dictionary

  • mopish — mopishly, adv. mopishness, n. /moh pish/, adj. given to moping; listless, apathetic, or dejected. [1615 25; MOPE + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mopish — /ˈmoʊpɪʃ/ (say mohpish) adjective given to moping; listless and dejected. {mop(e) + ish1} –mopishly, adverb –mopishness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • mope — [mōp] vi. moped, moping [akin to MDu mopen, Swed dial. mopa < IE base * mu , echoic of sound made with tightly closed lips > MUTTER, L mutus] to be gloomy, dull, apathetic, and dispirited vt. 1. to make gloomy, dull, etc.: used reflexively… …   English World dictionary

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