French translation of 'brooding'
- (= ominous) [silence, atmosphere]
- (= thoughtful) [eyes, look]
Example Sentences Including 'brooding'
Either she slept or she had passed into another phase of brooding withdrawal.The Quest for K
Freed of all immediate obligations, Daniel sat at his desk brooding.The Unorthodox Murder of Rabbi Moss
He saw the jut of prominent cheekbones, the downward sweep of brooding eyebrows.THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: The Sangreal Trilogy One (2004)
Trends of 'brooding'
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- [of birds]
- [of children]
broyer du noirto brood about sth
ruminer ses or des inquiétudes à propos de qch,
se faire du mauvais sang à propos de qchto brood on sth or to brood over sth [failure, misfortune]
Example Sentences Including 'brood'
Though fond of the Jackson brood , he was not at his ease with young children.The Gospel Makers
He was keen to start a family as soon as possible, and he wanted the brood to be large.GALILEE (2001)
Tatty's brood , plus various other village children who now used the minibus for the school run, all stuck their tongues out.TICKLED PINK (2002)
'brooding' in Other Languages
Translation of brooding from the Collins English to French Dictionary