- 1Engaged in or showing deep thought about something that makes one sad, angry, or worried: he stared with brooding eyesMore example sentences
- In one he gazed off in deep thought, brooding and handsome, in the other he was smiling to charm the lens off the camera.
- Matt Johnson's deep, brooding voice gets prominence in the mix, and is often double-tracked.
- There's a definite tone of brooding, even angry, determination to the record.
- 1.1Appearing darkly menacing: the brooding moorlandMore example sentences
- He has covered a range of photographic genres and, since the late 1980s, concentrated on still life and brooding English landscapes.
- The middle ground may be humdrum, but when Tetra Splendour aim high, they score big - raw, powerful songs filled with the feel of a brooding landscape.
- His threatening, brooding black and white shots of the gangs of North London brought him to the attention of newspapers and he was soon working for the Sunday Times.
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- His subsequent solo output has been marked by restraint, with broodingly elegiac melodies underpinning a more shaded, if still downbeat, lyrical outlook.
- The sky is broodingly grey over the humid downs of the Barkly Tableland as a mob of well-fed white Brahman cows and calves quietly shift across the green expanse.
- And lamenting the far away, almost invisible picture of the broodingly handsome Jeff Buckley when you search for him.
More definitions of broodingDefinition of brooding in:
- The US English dictionary