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Synonyms for moody

Noun

1. Moody, Helen Wills Moody, Helen Wills, Helen Newington Wills
usage: United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
2. Moody, Dwight Lyman Moody
usage: United States evangelist (1837-1899)

Adjective

1. dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen, ill-natured (vs. good-natured)
usage: showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"
2. moody, temperamental, emotional (vs. unemotional)
usage: subject to sharply varying moods; "a temperamental opera singer"
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