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adjective 
  1. having a brooding ill temper; sulky.
  2. dismal; somber.
  3. sluggish; slow.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: traag
    (trans-mid)
  • French: lent
    (trans-bottom) ;to be checked
Etymology: Middle English solein, from Anglo-Norman solein ("alone"), from sol ("single"), from Latin solus, sÅlus ("by oneself alone"). The change in meaning from "single" to morose occurred in Middle English.


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