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Overview of noun brooding

The noun brooding has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) brooding, incubation

(sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body)

2. (1) pensiveness, brooding

(persistent morbid meditation on a problem)

Overview of verb brood

The verb brood has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) brood, dwell

(think moodily or anxiously about something)

2. (1) brood, hover, loom, bulk large

(hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long")

3. sulk, pout, brood

(be in a huff and display one's displeasure; "She is pouting because she didn't get what she wanted")

4. grizzle, brood, stew

(be in a huff; be silent or sullen)

5. brood, hatch, cover, incubate

(sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs")

Overview of adj brooding

The adj brooding has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative

(deeply or seriously thoughtful; "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man";) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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