brood en Inglés

n. clutch, hatch, group of young born or hatched at the same time (especially of birds); family, children; group of related objects
v. hatch, incubate; muse, reflect, think; sulk
adj. kept for breeding


Every impulse that we strive to strangle broods in the mind and poisons us.
pronunciation pronunciation
He felt that if he brooded on what he had gone through he would sicken or grow mad.
pronunciation pronunciation
He was obliged to sit close to it, and brood over it, before he could extract the least sensation of warmth from such a handful of fuel.
pronunciation pronunciation
He had something on his mind to ask of her, something that he had brooded on for many months of silence.
pronunciation pronunciation
It was the imagination that made each crime bear its misshapen brood.
pronunciation pronunciation
The heavy scent of the roses seemed to brood over everything.
pronunciation pronunciation
And by way of emphasizing his protest, he entered the dwelling of his foreman, scattering among his dusky brood handfuls of dollars.
pronunciation pronunciation
and tiny babies, the sick who could hardly drag themselves along, old men carried on the shoulders of their grandsons, old women with little children clinging to their skirts, a pitiful, silent brood.
pronunciation pronunciation
Cows are always brooding.
pronunciation pronunciation
Lacour was taking a lively interest in all this, lauding the French gaiety which laughs and sings in the presence of danger, while his friend continued brooding about Julio. When would he ever see him?
pronunciation pronunciation


1. breed: flock, run, class, family, kind, line, lineage
2. offspring: issue, litter, progeny, young
3. offspring: issue, flock, young, progeny
4. sulk: muse, dwell on, grieve, fret, ponder, ruminate over, pout
5. incubate: hatch, set, sit
6. meditate morbidly: sigh, gloom, languish, grieve, repine, fret, sulk
7. incubate: hatch, set, cover

dictionary extension