moodiness moodiness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sullen gloomy feeling
  2. (n) having temperamental and changeable moods

Usage(s):

  1. And Alison's hormonally induced moodiness, as well as Ben's slouching progress toward grown-up status, are craftily presented.
  2. Craig's Bond, already a noble thug in Casino, has a deeper reason for moodiness here: the love of his life has just died.
  3. Most of the rest exhibit significant moodiness, defiance or other traits that place them in the so-called difficult category.

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  1. "It leaves no room for queries, questions or moodiness," Lagarde told journalists yesterday in Paris. "I'm very confident that all the technical and practical aspects of the so-called Greek package have been thoroughly discussed and agreed."
    on Apr 13, 2010 By: Christine Lagarde Source: GulfNews

  2. "Jenny's very similar to me," says Emms. "She's got that winning mentality, that competitiveness, that feistiness. It's going to be difficult playing with Nathan - he's got his moments of genius and moodiness, but it's great for her to learn...
    on Oct 27, 2008 By: Gail Emms Source: BBC Sport

  3. "In 'Finding Neverland,' you saw that moodiness, such a complex character; that's Jared in a lot of ways," DiTerlizzi says. "Hanging out with Freddie, he reminds me more of (the gentler) Simon. What blows me away is the versatility at such a...
    on Feb 9, 2008 By: Tony DiTerlizzi Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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