Definition of broodiness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    broodiness

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈbruːdinəs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbruːdinəs//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1quiet and thoughtful behaviour when you are unhappy or disappointed
  2. 2a strong wish to have a baby, especially in a woman