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Moody, out of humour; 1) sullen, melancholy: “m. Pluto winks while Orpheus plays,” Lucr. 553. “unmask this m. heaviness,” Lucr. 553 “m. and dull melancholy,” Err. V, 79. “when after many m. thoughts they quite forget their loss of liberty,” H6C IV, 6, 13. “music, m. food of us that trade in love,” Ant. II, 5, 1.
2) discontented, peevish, angry: “how now, m.?” Tp. I, 2, 244. “majesty might never yet endure the m. frontier of a servant brow,” H4A I, 3, 19. “nor m. beggars, starving for a time of pellmell havoc,” V, 1, 81. “being m., give him line and scope,” H4B IV, 4, 39. “hath banished m. discontented fury,” H6A III, 1, 123. “m. mad and desperate stags,” IV, 2, 50 (most M. Edd. moody-mad). “your m. discontented souls,” R3 V, 1, 7. “he's m.” H8 III, 2, 75. “as soon moved to be m., and as soon m. to be moved,” Rom. III, 1, 14.
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