moodiness


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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:
Noun1.moodiness - a sullen gloomy feeling
ill humor, ill humour, distemper - an angry and disagreeable mood
moroseness, sullenness, glumness - a gloomy ill-tempered feeling
2.moodiness - having temperamental and changeable moods
disposition, temperament - your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition"
Translations
تَقَلُّب المِزاج
špatná nálada
nedtrykthed
változékony hangulat
önuglyndi
huysuzluk

moodiness

[ˈmuːdɪnɪs] N (= variability) → humor m variable; (= bad mood) → mal humor m

moodiness

nLaunenhaftigkeit f; (= bad mood)schlechte Laune; (of look, answer)Verdrossenheit f; his moodinesssein launisches Wesen

moodiness

[ˈmuːdɪnɪs] n (changeability) → volubilità f inv; (sulkiness) → malumore m

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 ?
You know very well how to go about business matters," he used to say, with a sort of affected moodiness clouding his serene round face.
The moodiness of my usual temper increased to hatred of all things and of all mankind; while, from the sudden, frequent, and ungovernable outbursts of a fury to which I now blindly abandoned myself, my uncomplaining wife, alas
Her affection for him was now the breath and life of Tess's being; it enveloped her as a photosphere, irradiated her into forgetfulness of her past sorrows, keeping back the gloomy spectres that would persist in their attempts to touch her--doubt, fear, moodiness, care, shame.
Will Ladislaw's smile was delightful, unless you were angry with him beforehand: it was a gush of inward light illuminating the transparent skin as well as the eyes, and playing about every curve and line as if some Ariel were touching them with a new charm, and banishing forever the traces of moodiness.
Slowly she retraced her steps, her eyes upon the ground, her mind absorbed in sad consideration of her father's increasing moodiness and eccentricity.
But I believed that his moodiness, his harshness, and his former faults of morality (I say FORMER, for now he seemed corrected of them) had their source in some cruel cross of fate.
To-day these were increased by a certain moodiness, that Little John had outranked him.
His fits of depression and moodiness in corners always meant either that he had not seen her for some while, or that she had gone out without taking him with her, or that she had omitted to caress him before departing.
He mixed the due quantity of river slush with the alcohol, took a long, solitary drink, and stared with bitter moodiness into the fire.
Late in the evening Kennedy, breaking a spell of moodiness that had come over him, returned to the story.
But, feeling an instant compunction, he began to assume an air of statesman-like moodiness, as one draws on a glove.
Philip colored too, but less from a feeling of personal offence than from a vague suspicion that Stephen's moodiness had some relation to Maggie, who had started up from her chair as he spoke, and had walked toward the hedge of laurels to look at the descending sunlight on the river.