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NOUN (2)

1. United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998);
[syn: Moody, Helen Wills Moody, Helen Wills, Helen Newington Wills]

2. United States evangelist (1837-1899);
[syn: Moody, Dwight Lyman Moody]


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. showing a brooding ill humor;
- Example: "a dark scowl"
- Example: "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"
- Example: "a glum, hopeless shrug"
- Example: "he sat in moody silence"
- Example: "a morose and unsociable manner"
- Example: "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
- Example: "a sour temper"
- Example: "a sullen crowd"
[syn: dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen]

2. subject to sharply varying moods;
- Example: "a temperamental opera singer"
[syn: moody, temperamental]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Moody \Mood"y\, a. [Compar. Moodier; superl. Moodiest.] [AS. m[=o]dig courageous.] 1. Subject to varying moods, especially to states of mind which are unamiable or depressed. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: Out of humor; peevish; angry; fretful; also, abstracted and pensive; sad; gloomy; melancholy. "Every peevish, moody malcontent." --Rowe. [1913 Webster] Arouse thee from thy moody dream! --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] Syn: Gloomy; pensive; sad; fretful; capricious. [1913 Webster] Moolah
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

moody adj 1: 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" [syn: dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen] 2: subject to sharply varying moods; "a temperamental opera singer" [syn: moody, temperamental] n 1: United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998) [syn: Moody, Helen Wills Moody, Helen Wills, Helen Newington Wills] 2: United States evangelist (1837-1899) [syn: Moody, Dwight Lyman Moody]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

158 Moby Thesaurus words for "moody": abrupt, adrift, afloat, alternating, amorphous, arbitrary, beetle-browed, black, black-browed, blue, brooding, broody, cantankerous, capricious, changeable, changeful, chapfallen, cheerless, crabbed, crabby, cranky, crestfallen, crotchety, crusty, curt, dark, dejected, depressed, desolate, despondent, desultory, deviable, disconsolate, disheartened, dismal, dizzy, dour, downcast, downhearted, dumpish, eccentric, erratic, fanciful, fantasied, fantastic, fast and loose, fickle, fitful, flaky, flickering, flighty, flitting, fluctuating, freakish, frowning, giddy, gloomy, glowering, glum, grim, grum, harebrained, huffish, huffy, humorsome, ill-humored, ill-tempered, impatient, impetuous, impulsive, in the doldrums, inconsistent, inconstant, indecisive, infirm, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, irritable, kinky, long-faced, lowering, lugubrious, maggoty, mazy, melancholy, mercurial, moodish, mopey, moping, mopish, morose, motiveless, mumpish, notional, out of sorts, peevish, petulant, piqued, quirky, rambling, restless, roving, sad, saturnine, scatterbrained, scowling, shapeless, shifting, shifty, short, short-tempered, shuffling, snappish, snappy, spasmodic, spineless, sulking, sulky, sullen, surly, temperamental, testy, touchy, unaccountable, uncertain, uncontrolled, undependable, undisciplined, uneven, unfixed, unhappy, unpredictable, unreasonable, unreliable, unrestrained, unsettled, unstable, unstable as water, unstaid, unsteadfast, unsteady, vacillating, vagarious, vagrant, variable, vicissitudinary, vicissitudinous, volatile, wandering, wanton, waspish, wavering, wavery, wavy, wayward, whimsical, wishy-washy
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Moody -- U.S. County in South Dakota Population (2000): 6595 Housing Units (2000): 2745 Land area (2000): 519.672138 sq. miles (1345.944602 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.425682 sq. miles (3.692498 sq. km) Total area (2000): 521.097820 sq. miles (1349.637100 sq. km) Located within: South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46 Location: 44.014833 N, 96.658939 W Headwords: Moody Moody, SD Moody County Moody County, SD
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Moody, AL -- U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 8053 Housing Units (2000): 3317 Land area (2000): 23.890636 sq. miles (61.876461 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.143462 sq. miles (0.371565 sq. km) Total area (2000): 24.034098 sq. miles (62.248026 sq. km) FIPS code: 51096 Located within: Alabama (AL), FIPS 01 Location: 33.592469 N, 86.496369 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Moody, AL Moody
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Moody, TX -- U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 1400 Housing Units (2000): 616 Land area (2000): 0.850678 sq. miles (2.203245 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.850678 sq. miles (2.203245 sq. km) FIPS code: 49200 Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48 Location: 31.307489 N, 97.360210 W ZIP Codes (1990): 76557 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Moody, TX Moody