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Synonyms for Broody (same or very similar meaning)

WordNet sense 1 (egg-laying):

WordNet sense 2 (persistently or morbidly thoughtful):
brooding, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, reflective, ruminative, pondering

WordNet sense 3 (exhibiting or characterized by careful thought):

WordNet sense 4 (a domestic hen ready to brood):
sitter, brood hen, broody hen, setting hen

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