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To dawdle aimlessly, to idle time away.
The process of lazily meandering through something, doing things as it occurs.
An enjoyable tinkering that may lead to insight and creativity.
The true etymology is unknown. The following prior usage has been noted:
(1921) "That old one who saw you out of your shell has gone off to moodle about doing nothing."
Back to Methuselah v. 223
) "Napoleon often moodled about for a week at a time doing nothing but play with his children or read trash or waste his time helplessly."
Intelligent Woman"s Guide Socialism lxix. 328
(1938) "So you see, imagination needs moodling, -long, inefficient, happy idling, dawdling and puttering."
If you want to write - Brenda Ueland
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