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n. - A sullen moody resentful disposition; A gloomy ill-tempered feeling.

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  • Regular meals keep the blood sugar level at a normal high, and prevents the terrible let down feeling that can result in moroseness, negativism, and sometimes even anger.
  • Their moroseness was a prelude to what was to follow.
  • His moroseness fading, he strummed softly on the duar.
  • But his moroseness turned to bitterness as the days passed.
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