(Mood) n. [The same word as mode, perh. influenced by mood temper. See Mode.]
1. Manner; style; mode; logical form; musical style; manner of action or being. See Mode which is the
2. (Gram.) Manner of conceiving and expressing action or being, as positive, possible, hypothetical,
etc., without regard to other accidents, such as time, person, number, etc.; as, the indicative mood; the
infinitive mood; the subjunctive mood. Same as Mode.
(Mood), n. [OE. mood, mod, AS. modmind, feeling, heart, courage; akin to OS. & OFries. mod,
D. moed, OHG. muot, G. muth, mut, courage, Dan. & Sw. mod, Icel. moðr wrath, Goth. mods.]
Temper of mind; temporary state of the mind in regard to passion or feeling; humor; as, a melancholy
mood; a suppliant mood.
Till at the last aslaked was his mood.Chaucer.
Fortune is merry,Shak.
And in this mood will give us anything.
The desperate recklessness of her mood.Hawthorne.
(Moo"der) n. Mother. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Mood"i*ly) adv. In a moody manner.
(Mood"i*ness), n. The quality or state of being moody; specifically, liability to strange or violent
(||Moo"dir) n. [Ar. mudir.] The governor of a province in Egypt, etc. [Written also mudir.]
(Mood"ish) a. Moody. [Obs.]
(Mood"ish*ly), adv. Moodily. [Obs.]
(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.
(Moo"lah Mool"lah), n. See Mollah.
(Mool"ley) n. Same as Mulley.
(Moon) n. [OE. mone, AS. mona; akin to D. maan, OS. & OHG. mano, G. mond, Icel. mani,
Dan. maane, Sw. måne, Goth. mena, Lith. men&uring, L. mensis month, Gr. mh`nh moon, mh`n
month, Skr. mas moon, month; prob. from a root meaning to measure from its serving to measure the
time. &radic271. Cf. Mete to measure, Menses, Monday, Month.]
1. The celestial orb which revolves round the earth; the satellite of the earth; a secondary planet, whose
light, borrowed from the sun, is reflected to the earth, and serves to dispel the darkness of night. The