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 for moody
From 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.
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     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

From 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]

From 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
  
  

From 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
  

From 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
  

From 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
  

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