Inclined to brood
- deeply or really thoughtful
- physiologically prepared to incubate eggs
- a domestic hen prepared brood
- Inclined to brood.
1510s, "apt to breed," from brood (v.) + -y (2). Figuratively, of persons, from 1851. Additionally, in modern-day usage, often "full of maternal yearning." Associated: Broodily; broodiness.
A term accustomed explain an animal that provides good signs of being complement breeding.
(a.) Inclined to brood.