brood´i|ness

brood|y «BROO dee», adjective, brood|i|er, brood|i|est.
1. brooding: »

a broody hen.

2. inclined to brood as a hen does; moody: »

a broody disposition.

brood´i|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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