maromaroā, v.i. Downcast, depressed, apathetic, bored, boring.
Kua maromaroā te māpū i te ‘akakore‘ia‘anga te ‘ura e te taote.
The young folk were depressed when the medical officer banned the dance;
‘E ‘ākara‘anga maromaroā tō‘ou i tēia pōpongi.
You are looking miserable this morning;
‘E maromaroā au i te no‘o ki te kāinga.
I‘m fed up with staying at home;
‘Auraka kōtou e ‘aere maromaroā ki roto i te ngā‘i tu‘epōro‘anga.
Don’t go on to the pitch looking downhearted;
Kua ‘aere te tangata ki te kāinga nō te maromaroā i te teata.
People went home as they were so bored with the film;
‘e moto‘anga maromaroā,
a boring bout.
(See ‘aka-, tā-maromaroā.)