He needed encouragement to overcome his alienation and moodiness, not vicious swipes.
She was also drawn to qualities in Vadim that reminded her of her father: his introversion, his moodiness, his seductive demeanor.
He claimed “she was capable of saying things of such majestic narcissism” and that “her moodiness was unpredictable and extreme.”
moody mood·y (mōō'dē)
adj. mood·i·er, mood·i·est
Given to frequent changes of mood; temperamental.
Subject to periods of depression; sulky.
Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood.