moodily


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.moodily - in a moody manner; "in the bar, a youngish, sharp-eyed man was staring moodily into a gin and tonic"
Translations
باكْتِئاب، بِمِزاجٍ مُتَقَلِّب
mrzutě
önuglega
huysuzca

moodily

[ˈmuːdɪlɪ] ADVmalhumoradamente

moodily

[ˈmuːdɪli] advavec morositémood swing nsaute f d'humeur

moodily

advlaunisch, launenhaft; (= in a bad mood)schlecht gelaunt, übellaunig

moodily

[ˈmuːdɪlɪ] adv (reply) → sgarbatamente; (stare) → con aria imbronciata

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
References in classic literature ?
And not only this, but to that ever-contracting, dropping circle ashore, who, for any reason, possessed the privilege of a less banned approach to him; to that timid circle the above hinted casualty --remaining, as it did, moodily unaccounted for by Ahab --invested itself with terrors, not entirely underived from the land of spirits and of wails.
Tess had moodily decided that either of these maidens would make a good farmer's wife, and that she ought to recommend them, and obscure her own wretched charms.
And he moved moodily away and began to dress himself.
Da Souza, who opened the door for them, returned to his seat, moodily flicking the crumbs from his trousers with his serviette.
He sat down on the grassy bank and stared moodily into the amber water beneath him.
Moodily and in silence the little party rode along the narrow and irregular track, their hearts weighed down by this far-stretching land of despair.
He bent his eyes to the ground, and walked moodily in.
Sancho alone had a cloud on his soul, for he found himself debarred from waiting for Camacho's splendid feast and festival, which lasted until night; and thus dragged away, he moodily followed his master, who accompanied Basilio's party, and left behind him the flesh-pots of Egypt; though in his heart he took them with him, and their now nearly finished skimmings that he carried in the bucket conjured up visions before his eyes of the glory and abundance of the good cheer he was losing.
I tell you she is in chase," he affirmed moodily, after one short glance astern.
Bates did not even trouble to reply, but went on moodily rolling a cigarette.
But he was staring moodily at the elevator boy and did not seem to hear.
I hope we can make a success of it," said Peter moodily.