dwell-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: brood, dwell on

Commentary: Is: DWELL ON Syntax Is: NP1 DWELL ON NP2

He never dwelled on himself and his many aches and pains.
He dwelled on the situation in his country.
She dwelled on the grades and the comments and the looks and the future.

VerbNet: lecture-37.11-2
FrameNet: Cogitation
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 5
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
dwell_on 1

Sense Number 2: inhabit, consist

Commentary: Includes: DWELL IN, DWELL AT Syntax Is: NP1 DWELL PP{P NP[location]}
NOTE: Location may be abstract.

Strange thoughts dwelled in her mind.
This fish dwells at the bottom of the ocean.
The people dwelled in woods and lived by agriculture.
The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country.

VerbNet: exist-47.1-1,lodge-46
FrameNet: Residence
PropBank: dwell.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3, 4