Morosity Mo*ros"i*ty, n. [L. morositas: cf. F. morosit['e].] Moroseness. [R.] --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

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  • morosity — noun see morose …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • morosity — noun The quality or state of being morose. Syn: moroseness …   Wiktionary

  • morosity — adj. sullen, sulky, morose, showing a brooding resentment n. moroseness, sullenness; gloominess; irritability …   English contemporary dictionary

  • morosity — mo·ros·i·ty …   English syllables

  • morosity — məˈräsəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: Latin morositat , morositas, from morosus + itat , itas ity : moroseness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sullenness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Sullenness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 sullenness sullenness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 morosity morosity spleen Sgm: N 1 churlishness churlishness &c.(discourtesy) 895 Sgm: N 1 irascibility irascibility &c. 901 …   English dictionary for students

  • morose — adjective Etymology: Latin morosus, literally, capricious, from mor , mos will Date: 1565 1. having a sullen and gloomy disposition 2. marked by or expressive of gloom Synonyms: see sullen • morosely adverb • moroseness noun • morosity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry — (1578 ndash; January 14, 1640), was a prominent English lawyer, politician and judge during the early 17th century.Education and early legal careerHe entered Balliol College, Oxford, in 1592, and the Inner Temple in 1594, becoming bencher of the… …   Wikipedia

  • morose — morosely, adv. moroseness, morosity /meuh ros i tee/, n. /meuh rohs /, adj. 1. gloomily or sullenly ill humored, as a person or mood. 2. characterized by or expressing gloom. [1555 65; < L morosus fretful, peevish, willful, equiv. to mor (s. of… …   Universalium

  • morose — adjective /məˈɹəʊs,mɒˈɹoʊs/ Sullen, gloomy; showing a brooding ill humour Syn: melancholy, sulky, crabby, glum, grouchy, gruff, moody See A …   Wiktionary

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