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


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


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

"Every peevish, moody malcontent."


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

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


© Webster 1913.

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