Moodiness



[moo-dee] /ˈmu di/

adjective, moodier, moodiest.
1.
given to gloomy, depressed, or sullen ; ill-humored.
2.
proceeding from or showing such a :
a moody silence.
3.
expressing or exhibiting sharply varying ; temperamental.
/ˈmuːdɪ/
adjective moodier, moodiest
1.
sullen, sulky, or gloomy
2.
temperamental or changeable
/ˈmuːdɪ/
noun
1.
Dwight Lyman. 1837–99, US evangelist and hymnodist, noted for his revivalist campaigns in Britain and the US with I. D. Sankey
n.

Old English modignes “pride, passion, anger;” see moody + -ness. Meaning “condition of being moody” is from 1858.
adj.

Old English modig “brave, proud, high-spirited, impetuous, arrogant,” from Proto-Germanic *modago- (cf. Old Saxon modag, Dutch moedig, German mutig, Old Norse moðugr); see mood (1) + -y (2). Meaning “subject to gloomy spells” is first recorded 1590s (via a Middle English sense of “angry”).

moody mood·y (mōō’dē)
adj. mood·i·er, mood·i·est

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