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Old English modig "brave, proud, high-spirited, impetuous, arrogant," from Proto-Germanic *modago- (cognates: Old Saxon modag, Dutch moedig, German mutig, Old Norse moðugr); see mood (1) + -y (2). Meaning "subject to gloomy spells" is first recorded 1590s (via a Middle English sense of "angry").