Synonyms for brooding

Synonyms for (noun) brooding

Synonyms: pensiveness, brooding

Definition: persistent morbid meditation on a problem

Similar words: melancholy

Definition: a feeling of thoughtful sadness


Synonyms: brooding, incubation

Definition: sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body

Similar words: parturition, giving birth, birth, birthing

Definition: the process of giving birth

Synonyms for (adjective) brooding

Synonyms: meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative, contemplative, brooding, broody

Definition: deeply or seriously thoughtful

Usage: Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man;

Similar words: thoughtful

Definition: exhibiting or characterized by careful thought

Usage: a thoughtful paper