Moodier
Moody Mood"y, a. [Compar. {Moodier}; superl. {Moodiest}.] [AS. m[=o]dig courageous.] 1. Subject to varying moods, especially to states of mind which are unamiable or depressed. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence: Out of humor; peevish; angry; fretful; also, abstracted and pensive; sad; gloomy; melancholy. ``Every peevish, moody malcontent.'' --Rowe. [1913 Webster]

Arouse thee from thy moody dream! --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Gloomy; pensive; sad; fretful; capricious. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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