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Definition 1: persistent morbid meditation on a problem - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for brooding in the sense of this definition

(brooding is a kind of ...) a feeling of thoughtful sadness

Definition 2: sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for brooding in the sense of this definition

(brooding is a kind of ...) the process of giving birth

Definition 3: deeply or seriously thoughtful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where brooding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for brooding in the sense of this definition

(brooding is similar to ...) exhibiting or characterized by careful thought

"a thoughtful paper"

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