Associations to the word «Brooding»


BROODING, adjective. (of a bird) Broody; incubating eggs by sitting on them.
BROODING, adjective. Deeply or seriously thoughtful.
BROODING, verb. Present participle of brood
BROODING, noun. A spell of brooding; the time when someone broods.

Dictionary definition

BROODING, noun. Sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body.
BROODING, noun. Persistent morbid meditation on a problem.
BROODING, adjective. Deeply or seriously thoughtful; "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";.

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche