Meaning of “brooding” in the English Dictionary

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"brooding" in British English

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broodingadjective

uk /ˈbruː.dɪŋ/ us /ˈbruː.dɪŋ/

(Definition of “brooding” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"brooding" in American English

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broodingadjective

us /ˈbrud·ɪŋ/

feeling sad, worried or angry for a long time:

Her films have a brooding atmosphere.

(Definition of “brooding” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)