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MOPE, verb intransitive [I have not found this word, unless in the D. moppen, to pout.]

To be very stupid; to be very dull; to drowse; to be spiritless or gloomy.

Demoniac phrensy, moping melancholy.

--Or but a sickly part of one true sense

Could not so mope

MOPE, verb transitive To make stupid or spiritless.

MOPE, noun A stupid or low spirited person; a drone.