Definition of moody in English:

moody

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Pronunciation: /ˈmuːdi
 
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adjective (moodier, moodiest)

Derivatives

moodily

adverb
More example sentences
  • He mooched up and down on the gravel path, moodily kicking the gravel and giving a good impersonation of a teenager looking for trouble.
  • I'd much rather stare moodily out a window than make small talk.
  • ‘You heard me,’ He spoke moodily, not bothering to look at me.

moodiness

noun
More example sentences
  • We will try not to let anger, resentment, or moodiness get the upper hand in the atmosphere of our home.
  • A lack of sleep may lead to moodiness, irritability and a tendency to fly off the handle.
  • However, the classic symptoms of drug mis-use are having unusually late hours, moodiness and secretive behaviour.

Origin

Old English mōdig 'brave or wilful' (see mood1, -y1).

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