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Definition of the noun brooding

What does brooding mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: broodings

  1. sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body
  2. persistent morbid meditation on a problem
    • lexical domain: Feelings - nouns denoting feelings and emotions
    • synonym of brooding: pensiveness
    • more generic word: melancholy = a feeling of thoughtful sadness

Alternative definition of the noun brooding

noun

  1. A spell of brooding; the time when someone broods.

Definition of the adjective brooding

What does brooding mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. deeply or seriously thoughtful

Phrases with Brooding

  1. Brooding Anemone
  2. Giant Brooding Anemone
  3. Arctic Brooding Anemone
  4. Fernald Brooding Anemone
  5. Penang Mouth-Brooding Fighting Fish

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Brooding

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

and general brooding behavior (e.g., mouth brooding in cichlids, brooding in crabs, gastropodsand ostracods in Lake Tanganyika, etc.).

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

obsessional thoughts See OBSESSION, OBSESSIONAL BROODING. obsessional type One of Sigmund Freud«s three libidinal types in which the libido is largely invested in the superego, and the person is ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

brooding ...

Google previewSimiles Dictionary (2013)

by Elyse Sommer

The simile in its full context beginning as follows: “The air hung heavy after the storm, brooding....” Brood like a ghost —Fannie Stearns Gifford Cheerful as a turkey before Thanksgiving—Anon Variants for changing seasons include: “ Cheerful ...

Google previewNew Zealand Māori Word Encyclopedia (2007)

by Sally-Anne Lambert

*Making to stridulate, as the cicada whakakiti Indulging in gloomy thoughts / Brooding whakapieko Brooding kainatu / manatu [manatu — thought, to think, to remember, to be of the underswrding (that -), to torture oneself with nostalgia, to have ...

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Brooding Meaning

Video shows what brooding means. Broody; incubating eggs by sitting on them.. Deeply or seriously thoughtful.. Brooding Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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Quotes about Brooding

The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else. (Arnold Bennett)
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Scrabble value of B3R1O1O1D2I1N1G2

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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