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view main entry for moodyadjective  /ˈmudi/ 
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noun [uncountable]
moodiness noun [uncountable]Words used to describe someone who is easily upset: sensitive, moody, prim, fragile, touchy, squeamish, thin-skinned, prudish, defensive, hypersensitiveWords used to describe someone who is easily annoyed or difficult to please: bad-tempered, irritable, moody, touchy, short-tempered, sensitive, temperamental, fractious, hot-tempered, irascibleSadness and unhappiness: sadness, depression, grief, misery, regret, sorrow, remorse, distress, disappointment, desolation

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