American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Given to frequent changes of mood; temperamental.
- adj. Subject to periods of depression; sulky.
- adj. Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood: a moody silence.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Spirited; high-spirited; proud; obstinate.
- Subject to or indulging in moods or humors; hence, peevish; fretful; out of humor; gloomy; sullen; melancholy.
- Corresponding or adapted to moods or varying states of mind.
- adj. given to sudden or frequent changes of mind; temperamental
- adj. sulky or depressed
- adj. dour, gloomy or brooding
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Subject to varying moods, especially to states of mind which are unamiable or depressed.
- adj. Hence: Out of humor; peevish; angry; fretful; also, abstracted and pensive; sad; gloomy; melancholy.
- adj. showing a brooding ill humor
- adj. subject to sharply varying moods
- n. United States evangelist (1837-1899)
- n. United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
- From Old English mōdiġ ("brave"), from Proto-Germanic. Cognate with Dutch moedig, German mutig, Swedish modig. (Wiktionary)
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“Choco (Chiyoko Sakurai) is the sporty one interested in moody boy Ando.”
“She painted all her pictures (whether of the Annunciation or Cyclops 'cave) solely in moody red and black.”
“In general, Helen was described as moody, irritable, and destructive when she threw temper tantrums.”
“And as he sat in moody silence she stole away, and begged some good broth from her godmother, who had always enough and to spare.”
“He went through the meal in moody silence, mechanically eating what was before him.”
“His children, who used to rush with effusion to greet him, now shrank into corners at his step, or slid behind half open doors, whence they peered with fearful interest at his tall figure, pacing in moody silence the halls of his ancestral home, or sitting with frowning brows over the embers dying away on the great hearthstone of his famous library.”
“The remainder of the day was passed by him in moody thought.”
“His words were cool and deliberate, his expression moody, but in nowise irrational.”
“He lingered about for a few days longer, in moody style, and then went away and I saw him no more.”
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