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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mood·y a. [Compar. Moodier superl. Moodiest.]
 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.”
    Arouse thee from thy moody dream!   --Sir W. Scott.
 Syn: -- Gloomy; pensive; sad; fretful; capricious.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the
             proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum,
             hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose
             and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost
             misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour
             temper"; "a sullen crowd" [syn: dark, dour, glowering,
              glum, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen]
      2: subject to sharply varying moods; "a temperamental opera
         singer" [syn: temperamental]
      n 1: United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in
           the 1920s and 1930s (born in 1906) [syn: Helen Wills
           Moody, Helen Wills, Helen Newington Wills]
      2: United States evangelist (1837-1899) [syn: Dwight Lyman
      [also: moodiest, moodier]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See moody