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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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moody

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

adjective
1. Given to changeable emotional states, especially of anger or gloom:
2. Broodingly and sullenly unhappy:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

moody

[ˈmuːdi] adj
(= variable) → d'humeur changeante
(= sullen) → morose, maussade
(= atmospheric) [picture, music, lyric] → morose
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

moody

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

[ˈmuːdɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (variable) → lunatico/a, capriccioso/a; (morose) → imbronciato/a, intrattabile
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
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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
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moody

a. malhumorado-a; propenso-a a cambios de ánimo.
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This innovation not only gave the Moodies their unique sound, but enabled them to reproduce their epic albums in concert.
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We have agreed to keep our sources confidential to avoid violent reprisals from the Moodies and their henchmen.
Last night, each of the Moodies refused to appear at the doors of their houses when the Record called.