Morose vs Crabbed - What's the difference?

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Morose is a related term of crabbed.


As adjectives the difference between morose and crabbed

is that morose is sullen]], gloomy; showing a [[brood|brooding ill humour while crabbed is bad-tempered or cantankerous.

As a verb crabbed is

(crab).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

morose

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Sullen]], gloomy; showing a [[brood, brooding ill humour
  • Synonyms

    * melancholy * sulky * crabby * glum * grouchy * gruff * moody

    Anagrams

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    crabbed

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Bad-tempered or cantankerous.
  • Cramped, bent.
  • * 1800(?) Robert Southey, Winter
  • A wrinkled crabbed man they picture thee,
    Old Winter, with a rugged beard as grey
    As the long moss upon the apple-tree;
  • (of handwriting) Crowded together and difficult to read.
  • Derived terms

    * crabbedly * crabbedness

    Verb

    (head)
  • (crab)