Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of brooding.

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Examples

  • Dougal left them to their thoughts, for he had his own broodings.

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  • Julie felt ashamed of giving way to irresistible broodings, and tried to earn her pardon by laughing at herself.

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  • I Walked with a Zombie may be their most prolific work together, a miniature masterpiece of contorted human emotions and uneasy personal broodings emphasized by a gothic melange of sight and sound.

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  • So if you're not interested in reading my broodings and musings, skip this.

    Heavy Duty Philosophizing

  • Mike, let me take a couple of whacks at your broodings.

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  • He gets out of training, and concentrates upon egoistic or erotic broodings.

    A Modern Utopia

  • It was full that morning of stupendous news and still more stupendous headlines, so stupendous that for a little while I was roused from my egotistical broodings to wider interests.

    In the Days of the Comet

  • According to some sources, the firms have apparently settled on a new name for the merged firm, once it finally springs fully formed from the broodings of way too many corporate anal-retentive lawyers.

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  • I switched out the light and lay in the darkness, the stone still in my hand, forgotten, occupied with my own dark broodings.

    Wings in the Night

  • And he had scarcely finished when something jerked him back out of his somber broodings to a realization of his own position.

    Wings in the Night

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