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Meaning of BROODING

Pronunciation:  br'ooding

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  persistent morbid meditation on a problem
  2. [n]  sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body
  3. [adj]  persistently or morbidly thoughtful
  4. [adj]  good at incubating eggs especially a fowl kept for that purpose; "a brood hen"
 

BROODING is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: brood, broody, contemplative, hatching, incubation, meditative, musing, oviparous, pensive, pensiveness, pondering, reflective, ruminative, thoughtful
 
 See Also: birth, birthing, giving birth, melancholy, parturition

 

 

 

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