Mammoth Memory

Morose – Unhappy, sulky, gloomy, sad and unwilling to speak or smile


(Pronounced muh-rohs)

To remember the definition of the word morose, use the following mnemonic:

More hose (morose) just made her more unhappy and gloomy.

More hose (morose) just made her more unhappy, we can see someone being sprayed with a hose and feeling unhappy.


Examples of morose in a sentence

His face suddenly took on a morose expression.

He was a silent, morose man, not popular among his contemporaries, but "always a faithful man to the company".

Docile and easily tamed when young, old males of many of the species become exceedingly morose and savage in captivity.




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