Part of speech:
The definition of morose is having a gloomy attitude or character.
In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
Gloomy; dismal; sad; depressing
Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous:
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Like or characteristic of a boor; rude; awkward; ill-mannered
Stingy or mean
Involving interchange; reciprocal.
Rough and outspoken; not patient, kindly, or refined
Moody and melancholy; dejected.
In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
Harsh and throaty; hoarse
Having or showing great pride in oneself and disdain, contempt, or scorn for others; proud; arrogant; supercilious
Having a bad temper
Not urbane; crude; unpolished
Querulous or discontented.
Ill-mannered, discourteous, or insulting:
Having the sharp, acid taste of lemon juice, vinegar, green fruit, etc.
Sensitive to touch; easily irritated, as a part of the body
Not civilized; barbarous
The definition of a curmudgeon is a cranky, ill tempered individual.
Having a harmful influence:
Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary:
Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood:
The definition of saturnine is someone or someplace that is gloomy, dark, moody or mysterious.
Difficult to handle:
Having a bad disposition; peevish.
Surly and peevish; cranky.
Having a bad temper; irritable.
Characterized by or resulting from anger.
The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
Likely to snap or bite, as a dog.
(Informal) Rapid and without delay.
Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome.
Having or showing a bad temper
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