Brooding – meaning of the word and examples

Preoccupied with depressing, morbid, or painful memories or thoughts: (Dictionary.com)

Cast in subdued light so as to convey a somewhat threatening atmosphere: (Dictionary.com)

Moodily or sullenly thoughtful or serious. (Merriam – Webster)

Darkly somber. (Merriam – Webster)

Making you feel uncomfortable or worried, as if something bad is going to happen. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Feeling sad, worried, or angry for a long time. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Engaged in or showing deep thought about something that makes one sad, angry, or worried.

Examples

Ten Surprising Reasons You Shouldn’t Brood. 

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-squeaky-wheel/201502/10-surprising-reasons-you-shouldnt-brood

The Brooding Mind: Making the Worst of Ambiguity.

https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/were-only-human/the-brooding-mind-making-the-worst-of-ambiguity.html

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