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 for morose
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Morose \Mo*rose"\ (m[-o]*r[=o]s"), a. [L. morosus, prop.,
     excessively addicted to any particular way or habit, fr. mos,
     moris, manner, habit, way of life: cf. F. morose.]
     1. Of a sour temper; sullen and austere; ill-humored; severe.
        "A morose and affected taciturnity." --I. Watts.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Lascivious; brooding over evil thoughts. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: Sullen; gruff; severe; austere; gloomy; crabbed; crusty;
          churlish; surly; ill-humored.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  morose
      adj 1: showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the
             proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless
             shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and
             unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic
             young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen
             crowd" [syn: dark, dour, glowering, glum,
             moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  63 Moby Thesaurus words for "morose":
     autistic, bashful, beetle-browed, black, black-browed, brooding,
     broody, brusque, chapfallen, choleric, close, crabbed, cranky,
     crestfallen, dark, dejected, dissociable, dour, dumpish, frowning,
     gloomy, glowering, glum, grim, gruff, grum, incompatible,
     insociable, irascible, irritable, long-faced, lowering, melancholy,
     moodish, moody, mopey, moping, mopish, mumpish, nongregarious,
     saturnine, scowling, self-contained, self-sufficient, sick, sickly,
     snug, socially incompatible, splenetic, sulky, sullen, surly,
     testy, ugly, unclubbable, uncommunicative, uncompanionable,
     uncongenial, unfriendly, ungenial, unsociable, unsocial, waspish
  
  

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