All Adverb
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  • He stopped suddenly, like one who has said too much, and looked moodily out to sea. Cited from The Moon Rock, by Arthur J. Rees
  • He watched her moodily until she passed out of sight, and turned to his father. Cited from I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • So we walked on moodily, no longer arm in arm, nor hand in hand. Cited from A Strange Story, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 4
  • He stood beside the window, with his hands on his sides, moodily looking out. Cited from Eleanor, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • He was moodily sitting by the fire one evening, having returned early from dinner. Cited from The Heritage of Dedlow Marsh etc, by Bret Harte 11
  • No answer was made to her, and the couple sat moodily looking at each other. Cited from A Mummer's Wife, by George Moore
  • She went back to her seat by her mother, and he walked on moodily to the house. Cited from The Bittermeads Mystery, by E. R. Punshon
  • After he had left her, he walked the streets moodily for an hour before going in himself. Cited from Married Life, by May Edginton
  • He got up and stood looking moodily out of the window. Cited from Madelon, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • I saw him at the Club one evening, sitting moodily in a corner. Cited from Punch, Vol. 103, October 8, 1892, ed. by Sir Francis Burnand
  • He settled back in his chair again, and looked moodily out across the brilliant house. Cited from The Coast of Chance, by Esther Chamberlain and Lucia Chamberlain
  • He ran towards the prince, who sat moodily at the window. Cited from The Fairy Book, by Dinah Maria Mulock (AKA Miss Mulock)
  • He sat down moodily, but the next minute was up again. Cited from A Voyage to Arcturus, by David Lindsay
  • He sat down moodily and took up the evening paper. Cited from By the Light of the Soul, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • She went out, and left him sitting moodily on the bed. Cited from Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley
  • The big mayor took his head between his hands and stared moodily at the floor. Cited from The Water Goats et. al., by Ellis Parker Butler
  • That night, when the boys were called to supper, they sat down moodily. Cited from O Pioneers! Willa Cather
  • He regarded me moodily for about a minute, but did not shift his position. Cited from Noughts and Crosses, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • She sat down on the bench and looked moodily straight before her. Cited from The Precipice, by Ivan Goncharov
  • He called to the two other young fellows who were standing moodily apart and ordered them to think. Cited from The Petticoat Commando, by Johanna Brandt
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Meaning of moodily

  • adverb In a moody manner
    in the bar, a youngish, sharp-eyed man was staring moodily into a gin and tonic