Way"ward (?), a. [OE. weiward, for aweiward, i. e., turned away. See Away, and -ward.]
Taking one's own way; disobedient; froward; perverse; willful.
My wife is in a wayward mood.
Wayward beauty doth not fancy move.
Wilt thou forgive the wayward thought?
-- Way"ward*ly, adv. -- Way"ward*ness, n.
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