Definition of Moody

1. Noun. United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998).




2. Adjective. Showing a brooding ill humor. "A sullen crowd"

3. Noun. United States evangelist (1837-1899).
Exact synonyms: Dwight Lyman Moody
Generic synonyms: Evangelist, Gospeler, Gospeller, Revivalist

4. Adjective. Subject to sharply varying moods. "A temperamental opera singer"
Exact synonyms: Temperamental
Similar to: Emotional
Derivative terms: Mood, Moodiness, Temperament

Definition of Moody

1. a. Subject to varying moods, especially to states of mind which are unamiable or depressed.

Definition of Moody

1. Adjective. given to sudden or frequent changes of mind; temperamental ¹

2. Adjective. sulky or depressed ¹

3. Adjective. dour, gloomy or brooding ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moody

1. given to changing moods [adj MOODIER, MOODIEST] : MOODILY [adv]

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Literary usage of Moody

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"Suit by the Muscogee Manufacturing Company and others against MH moody, administratrix of John T. moody. From the judgment, defendant brings error. ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1847)
"Biographical Sketches of the moody Family ; embracing notices of ten ... Eli moody, Granby, Ms.; and a List of all the Graduates at the New England Colleges ..."

3. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1901)
"DL moody year book: a living message from the words of DL moody; сотр. by Emma moody-Fitt. ... Lessons from the life and death of DL moody. Torrey, Rev. ..."

4. The English Catalogue of Books by Sampson Low (1901)
"99 moody (DL)—Echoes from the Pulpit and Platform ; or, Living Truths for Head and Heart. ... May 00 moody (DL)—Faith which Overcomes, and other Addresses. ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"moody 1»:MO D '1C Is a period of stock dividends ahead? ... JF Howell. charts moody 20:134-40 Mr 47 Steel and copper ..."

6. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"moody and four other passengers discovered. moody occupies one of the corners ... [moody it making a dig at the Conductor with his stick, when the sixth ..."

7. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1844)
"In answer to this letter from Captain moody, the underwriters wrote to him that he must ... Captain moody made several attempts to compromise with them, ..."

8. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1844)
"In answer to this letter from Captain moody, the underwriters wrote to him that he must ... Captain moody made several attempts to compromise with them, ..."

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