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mood·y

 (mo͞o′dē)
adj. mood·i·er, mood·i·est
1. Given to frequent changes of mood; temperamental.
2. Subject to periods of depression; sulky.
3. Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood: a moody silence.

mood′i·ly adv.
mood′i·ness n.

moody

(ˈmuːdɪ)
adj, moodier or moodiest
1. sullen, sulky, or gloomy
2. temperamental or changeable
ˈmoodily adv
ˈmoodiness n

Moody

(ˈmuːdɪ)
n
(Biography) Dwight Lyman. 1837–99, US evangelist and hymnodist, noted for his revivalist campaigns in Britain and the US with I. D. Sankey

mood•y

(ˈmu di)

adj. mood•i•er, mood•i•est.
1. given to moods, esp. gloomy or sullen moods.
2. expressing such a mood: a moody silence.
[before 900; Middle English mody, Old English mōdig]
mood′i•ly, adv.
mood′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moody - United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)Moody - United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
2.moody - United States evangelist (1837-1899)Moody - United States evangelist (1837-1899)
Adj.1.moody - showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
2.moody - subject to sharply varying moods; "a temperamental opera singer"
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"

moody

adjective
4. sad, gloomy, melancholy, sombre melancholy guitars and moody lyrics

moody

adjective
1. Given to changeable emotional states, especially of anger or gloom:
2. Broodingly and sullenly unhappy:
Translations
مُتَقَلِبُ الْـمِزَاجِمُكْتَئِب، مُتَقَلِّب المِزاج
náladovýmrzutý
irritabelnedtrykt
pahantuulinen
zlovoljan
hangulat-változó kedélyállapotú
önugur
むっつりした
침울한
čemeren
nyckfull
หงุดหงิด
thất thường

moody

[ˈmuːdɪ] ADJ (moodier (compar) (moodiest (superl))) (= variable) → (de carácter) variable, temperamental; (= bad-tempered) → malhumorado
he's very moodyes muy temperamental, es de humor muy variable

moody

[ˈmuːdi] adj
(= variable) → d'humeur changeante
(= sullen) → morose, maussade
(= atmospheric) [picture, music, lyric] → morose

moody

adj (+er)launisch, launenhaft; (= bad-tempered)schlecht gelaunt; look, answerverdrossen, übellaunig; picture, film, piece of musicstimmungsvoll

moody

[ˈmuːdɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (variable) → lunatico/a, capriccioso/a; (morose) → imbronciato/a, intrattabile

mood

(muːd) noun
the state of a person's feelings, temper, mind etc at a particular time. What kind of mood is she in?; I'm in a bad mood today.
ˈmoody adjective
often bad-tempered. a moody child.
ˈmoodily adverb
ˈmoodiness noun

moody

مُتَقَلِبُ الْـمِزَاجِ náladový nedtrykt launisch κακόκεφος malhumorado pahantuulinen lunatique zlovoljan volubile むっつりした 침울한 humeurig lunefull ponury mal-humorado унылый nyckfull หงุดหงิด huysuz thất thường 喜怒无常的

moody

a. malhumorado-a; propenso-a a cambios de ánimo.
References in classic literature ?
So Laurie did his best, and sang delightfully, being in a particularly lively humor, for to the Marches he seldom showed the moody side of his character.
During her early years she lived on the Bentley farm, a silent, moody child, wanting love more than anything else in the world and not getting it.
I was moody and restless that winter, and tired of the people I saw every day.
There was something in the moody and dogged silence of this pertinacious companion that was mysterious and appalling.
In this same New Bedford there stands a Whaleman's Chapel, and few are the moody fishermen, shortly bound for the Indian Ocean or Pacific, who fail to make a Sunday visit to the spot.
Like venerable moss-bearded Daniel Boone, he will have no one near him but Nature herself; and her he takes to wife in the wilderness of waters, and the best of wives she is, though she keeps so many moody secrets.
This barkeeper got converted at a Moody and Sankey meeting, in New York, and started home on the ferry-boat, and there was a collision and he got drowned.
TOM dodged hither and thither through lanes until he was well out of the track of returning scholars, and then fell into a moody jog.
He was moody, too; unaccountably so; I more than once, when sent for to read to him, found him sitting in his library alone, with his head bent on his folded arms; and, when he looked up, a morose, almost a malignant, scowl blackened his features.
He now recommenced his moody walk, and I raised the latch, and escaped into the kitchen.
There is a great crowd coming one day into our lives, if that be so," Sydney Carton struck in, in his moody way.
I can recollect, indeed, to have speculated, at odd times, on the possibility of my not being taught any more, or cared for any more; and growing up to be a shabby, moody man, lounging an idle life away, about the village; as well as on the feasibility of my getting rid of this picture by going away somewhere, like the hero in a story, to seek my fortune: but these were transient visions, daydreams I sat looking at sometimes, as if they were faintly painted or written on the wall of my room, and which, as they melted away, left the wall blank again.