Definition of 'brooding'
Example sentences containing 'brooding'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Either she slept or she had passed into another phase of brooding withdrawal. THE QUEST FOR K (2004)Freed of all immediate obligations, Daniel sat at his desk brooding. THE UNORTHODOX MURDER OF RABBI MOSS (2004)He saw the jut of prominent cheekbones, the downward sweep of brooding eyebrows. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2004)
Trends of 'brooding'
Used Occasionally. brooding is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'brooding'
British English: brooding ADJECTIVE
Brooding is used to describe an atmosphere or feeling that makes you feel anxious or slightly afraid.
The same heavy, brooding silence descended on them.
Definition of brooding from the Collins English Dictionary
Take better control of your finances with these simple steps
Do you find yourself living paycheque to paycheque? Dr Peter Brooks offers his advice to make that money last
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.