mope

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Synonyms for mope

brood

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Synonyms for mope

to focus the attention on something moodily and at length

to be sullenly aloof or withdrawn, as in silent resentment or protest

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move around slowly and aimlessly

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be apathetic, gloomy, or dazed

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To begin with, we're not talking about the guy who breaks up with his girlfriend on Thursday, mopes around class on Friday, and then returns to normal by, say, the following Tuesday.
He mopes around all the time, quizzing me about what I'm doing and what I plan to do.
As Max mopes around, encounters with Helene's father, a gynecologist pal and a marabout, or seer, confuse more than comfort.
Antony Sher, as grumpy Gustav, mostly mopes around while blaming his betrayal of the Jewish religion for all the ills that befall him.
David mopes around the used bookstore of lonely poet Nigel (Joe Procyk), one of Rose's best clients.