Bradley was a man who worried deeply and brooded over the lives lost among his commands.
Dr. Johnson, left alone for long hours of the day, brooded on his own infirmities.
The more I brooded about these and other Level D options, the more my confidence ebbed.
Life was never so brooded on since man learned to think, as in this cycle of tragedies.
He sank into the chair, and brooded over the embers, and shed tears.
He brooded over it all day, but dared not drop any hint to Henriette.
This afternoon it brooded motionless, an image of forest reflection.
I brooded over the matter until the idea of fighting Conway became a part of me.
Now it did not slumber, but it brooded, like the mist that had so lately left the sea.
Like a sullen figure of fate she had brooded during the days of strange changes.
Old English brod "brood, fetus, hatchling," from Proto-Germanic *brod (cf. Middle Dutch broet, Old High German bruot, German Brut "brood"), literally "that which is hatched by heat," from *bro- "to warm, heat," from PIE *bhre- "burn, heat, incubate," from root *bhreue- "to boil, bubble, effervesce, burn" (see brew (v.)).