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morose

adjective  us   /məˈroʊs/ fml
unhappy or annoyed and unwilling to speak, smile, or be pleasant to people: Michael became morose and withdrawn after he lost his job.
Translations of “morose”
in Vietnamese khinh khỉnh…
in Spanish huraño…
in Thai ซึ่งมีอารมณ์ขุ่นมัว…
in Malaysian murung…
in French morose…
in German mürrisch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 陰鬱的, 脾氣不好的, 孤僻的…
in Indonesian muram…
in Russian мрачный, замкнутый…
in Turkish huysuz, suratsız, ters…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阴郁的, 脾气不好的, 孤僻的…
in Polish posępny, markotny…
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