Mood"y (?), a. [Compar. Moodier (?); superl. Moodiest.] [AS. modig courageous.]

1.

Subject to varying moods, especially to states of mind which are unamiable or depressed.

2.

Hence: Out of humor; peevish; angry; fretful; also, abstracted and pensive; sad; gloomy; melancholy.

"Every peevish, moody malcontent."

Rowe.

Arouse thee from thy moody dream! Sir W. Scott.

Syn. -- Gloomy; pensive; sad; fretful; capricious.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.