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  • n  a sullen gloomy feeling
  • n  having temperamental and changeable moods

  • This makes it tempting to assign the dollar's drop to the customary moodiness of currency markets, in which traders make guesses about the future and inevitably get things wrong .
  • And Alison's hormonally induced moodiness, as well as Ben's slouching progress toward grown-up status, are craftily presented.
  • Craig's Bond, already a noble thug in Casino, has a deeper reason for moodiness here: the love of his life has just died.

  • Christine Lagarde in GulfNews
    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."
  • Gail Emms in BBC Sport
    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...
  • Tony DiTerlizzi in San Francisco Chronicle
    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...

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