9 letter word starting with mo

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
moabitess noun A female Moabite.
moabitish adjective Moabite.
mobilized imp. & past participle of Mobilize
mobocracy noun A condition in which the lower classes of a nation control public affairs without respect to law, precedents, or vested rights.
mockadour noun See Mokadour.
mockeries plural of Mockery
mockingly adverb By way of derision; in a contemptuous or mocking manner.
modelling of Model
moderable adjective Modeate; temperate.
moderance noun Moderation.
moderated imp. & past participle of Moderate
moderator noun One who, or that which, moderates, restrains, or pacifies., The officer who presides over an assembly to preserve order, propose questions, regulate the proceedings, and declare the votes., In the University of Oxford, an examiner for moderations; at Cambridge, the superintendant of examinations for degrees; at Dublin, either the first (senior) or second (junior) in rank in an examination for the degree of Bachelor of Arts., A mechamical arrangement for regulating motion in a machine, or producing equality of effect.
modernism noun Modern practice; a thing of recent date; esp., a modern usage or mode of expression.
modernist noun One who admires the moderns, or their ways and fashions.
modernity noun Modernness; something modern.
modernize verb t. To render modern; to adapt to modern person or things; to cause to conform to recent or present usage or taste.
modifying present participle & vb. noun of Modify
modillion noun The enriched block or horizontal bracket generally found under the cornice of the Corinthian and Composite entablature, and sometimes, less ornamented, in the Ionic and other orders; — so called because of its arrangement at regulated distances.
modulated imp. & past participle of Modulate
modulator noun One who, or that which, modulates.
moistened imp. & past participle of Moisten
moistener noun One who, or that which, moistens.
moistless adjective Without moisture; dry.
moistness noun The quality or state of being moist.
mouldable adjective Capable of being molded or formed.
moldboard noun Alt. of Mouldboard
mouldered of Moulder
moldering present participle & vb. noun of Moulder
moldiness noun Alt. of Mouldiness
mouldwarp noun See Mole the animal.
molecular adjective Pertaining to, connected with, produced by, or consisting of, molecules; as, molecular forces; molecular groups of atoms, etc.
mole-eyed adjective Having eyes like those of the mole; having imperfect sight.
molesting present participle & vb. noun of Molest
molestful adjective Troublesome; vexatious.
mollebart noun An agricultural implement used in Flanders, consisting of a kind of large shovel drawn by a horse and guided by a man.
mollemoke noun Any one of several species of large pelagic petrels and fulmars, as Fulmarus glacialis, of the North Atlantic, and several species of Aestrelata, of the Southern Ocean. See Fulmar.
mollifier noun One who, or that which, mollifies.
mollified imp. & past participle of Mollify
mollities noun Unnatural softness of any organ or part.
mollitude noun Softness; effeminacy; weakness.
molluscan adjective Of or pertaining to mollusks., A mollusk; one of the Mollusca.
molluscum noun A cutaneous disease characterized by numerous tumors, of various forms, filled with a thick matter; — so called from the resemblance of the tumors to some molluscous animals.
molossine noun A bat of the genus Molossus, as the monk bat.
molybdate noun A salt of molybdic acid.
molybdena noun See Molybdenite.
molybdite noun Molybdic ocher.
molybdous adjective Of, pertaining to, or containing, molybdenum; specif., designating those compounds in which molybdenum has a lower valence as contrasted with molybdic compounds.
momentany adjective Momentary.
momentary adjective Done in a moment; continuing only a moment; lasting a very short time; as, a momentary pang.
momentous adjective Of moment or consequence; very important; weighty; as, a momentous decision; momentous affairs.
momentums plural of Momentum
monachism noun The system and influences of a monastic life; monasticism.
monadaria noun pl. The Infusoria.
monadical adjective Of, pertaining to, or like, a monad, in any of its senses. See Monad, n.
monandria noun pl. A Linnaean class of plants embracing those having but a single stamen.
monandric adjective Of or pertaining to monandry; practicing monandry as a system of marriage.
monarchal adjective Pertaining to a monarch; suiting a monarch; sovoreign; regal; imperial.
monarchic adjective Alt. of Monarchical
monastery noun A house of religious retirement, or of secusion from ordinary temporal concerns, especially for monks; — more rarely applied to such a house for females.
monatomic adverb Consisting of, or containing, one atom; as, the molecule of mercury is monatomic., Having the equivalence or replacing power of an atom of hydrogen; univalent; as, the methyl radical is monatomic.
monecious adjective See Monoecian, and Monoecious.
moneyless adjective Destitute of money; penniless; impecunious.
moneywort noun A trailing plant (Lysimachia Nummularia), with rounded opposite leaves and solitary yellow flowers in their axils.
mongolian adjective Of or pertaining to Mongolia or the Mongols., One of the Mongols.
mongoloid adjective Resembling a Mongol or the Mongols; having race characteristics, such as color, hair, and features, like those of the Mongols.
monitress noun Alt. of Monitrix
monkeries plural of Monkery
monkshood noun A plant of the genus Aconitum; aconite. See Aconite.
monobasic adjective Capable of being neutralized by a univalent base or basic radical; having but one acid hydrogen atom to be replaced; — said of acids; as, acetic, nitric, and hydrochloric acids are monobasic.
monoceros noun A one-horned creature; a unicorn; a sea monster with one horn., The Unicorn, a constellation situated to the east Orion.
monochord noun An instrument for experimenting upon the mathematical relations of musical sounds. It consists of a single string stretched between two bridges, one or both of which are movable, and which stand upon a graduated rule for the purpose of readily changing and measuring the length of the part of the string between them.
monocline noun A monoclinal fold.
monocotyl noun Any monocotyledonous plant.
monocracy noun Government by a single person; undivided rule.
monocular adjective Having only one eye; with one eye only; as, monocular vision., Adapted to be used with only one eye at a time; as, a monocular microscope.
monodelph noun Alt. of Monodelphian
monodical adjective Belonging to a monody., For one voice; monophonic., Homophonic; — applied to music in which the melody is confined to one part, instead of being shared by all the parts as in the style called polyphonic.
monodrama noun Alt. of Monodrame
monodrame noun A drama acted, or intended to be acted, by a single person.
monoecian adjective Of or pertaining to the Monoecia; monoecious., One of the Monoecia., A monoecious animal, as certain mollusks.
monoecism noun The state or condition of being monoecious.
monogamia noun pl. A Linnaean order of plants, having solitary flowers with united anthers, as in the genus Lobelia.
monogamic adjective Pertaining to, or involving, monogamy., Of or pertaining to the Monogamia; having a simple flower with united anthers.
monogenic adjective Of or pertaining to monogenesis., Producing only one kind of germs, or young; developing only in one way.
monograph noun A written account or description of a single thing, or class of things; a special treatise on a particular subject of limited range.
monogynia noun pl. A Linnaean order of plants, including those which have only one style or stigma.
monoicous adjective Monoecious.
monolatry noun Worship of a single deity.
monologue noun A speech uttered by a person alone; soliloquy; also, talk or discourse in company, in the strain of a soliloquy; as, an account in monologue., A dramatic composition for a single performer.
monomachy noun A duel; single combat.
monomania noun Derangement of the mind in regard of a single subject only; also, such a concentration of interest upon one particular subject or train of ideas to show mental derangement.
monometer noun A rhythmic series, consisting of a single meter.
monomyary adjective Of or pertaining to the Monomya., One of the Monomya.
monopathy noun Suffering or sensibility in a single organ or function.
monoplast noun A monoplastic element.
monopodia plural of Monopodium
monopoler noun A monopolist.
monoptera plural of Monopteron
monoptote noun A noun having only one case., A noun having only one ending for the oblique cases.
monorhina noun pl. The Marsipobranchiata.
monorhyme noun A composition in verse, in which all the lines end with the same rhyme.
monosperm noun A monospermous plant.
monostich noun A composition consisting of one verse only.
monotonic adjective Alt. of Monotonical
monotreme noun One of the Monotremata.
monotropa noun A genus of parasitic or saprophytic plants including the Indian pipe and pine sap. The name alludes to the dropping end of the stem.
monotypic adjective Having but one type; containing but one representative; as, a monotypic genus, which contains but one species.
monoxylon noun A canoe or boat made from one piece of timber.
monstrous adjective Marvelous; strange., Having the qualities of a monster; deviating greatly from the natural form or character; abnormal; as, a monstrous birth., Extraordinary in a way to excite wonder, dislike, apprehension, etc.; — said of size, appearance, color, sound, etc.; as, a monstrous height; a monstrous ox; a monstrous story., Extraordinary on account of ugliness, viciousness, or wickedness; hateful; horrible; dreadful., Abounding in monsters., Exceedingly; very; very much.
montaigne noun A mountain.
montanist noun A follower of Mintanus, a Phrygian enthusiast of the second century, who claimed that the Holy Spirit, the Paraclete, dwelt in him, and employed him as an instrument for purifying and guiding men in the Christian life.
monthling noun That which is a month old, or which lives for a month.
monthlies plural of Monthly
monticule noun See Monticle.
montiform adjective Resembling a mountain in form.
moodiness noun The quality or state of being moody; specifically, liability to strange or violent moods.
moodishly adverb Moodily.
moonblind adjective Dim-sighted; purblind.
moonblink noun A temporary blindness, or impairment of sight, said to be caused by sleeping in the moonlight; — sometimes called nyctalopia.
moon-eyed adjective Having eyes affected by the moon; moonblind; dim-eyed; purblind.
moonglade noun The bright reflection of the moon’s light on an expanse of water.
moonlight noun The light of the moon., Occurring during or by moonlight; characterized by moonlight.
moonraker noun Same as Moonsail.
moonshine noun The light of the moon., Hence, show without substance or reality., A month., A preparation of eggs for food., Moonlight.
moonshiny adjective Moonlight.
moonstone noun A nearly pellucid variety of feldspar, showing pearly or opaline reflections from within. It is used as a gem. The best specimens come from Ceylon.
moorstone noun A species of English granite, used as a building stone.
moosewood noun The striped maple (Acer Pennsylvanicum)., Leatherwood.
moot-hall noun Alt. of Moot-house
moot-hill noun A hill of meeting or council; an elevated place in the open air where public assemblies or courts were held by the Saxons; — called, in Scotland, mute-hill.
mope-eyed adjective Shortsighted; purblind.
moralized imp. & past participle of Moralize
moralizer noun One who moralizes.
morbidity noun The quality or state of being morbid., Morbid quality; disease; sickness., Amount of disease; sick rate.
morbosity noun A diseased state; unhealthiness.
mordacity noun The quality of being mordacious; biting severity, or sarcastic quality.
mordanted imp. & past participle of Mordant
mordantly adverb In the manner of a mordant.
mordicant adjective Biting; acrid; as, the mordicant quality of a body.
mormondom noun The country inhabited by the Mormons; the Mormon people.
mormonism noun The doctrine, system, and practices of the Mormons.
mormonite noun A Mormon., Mormon.
moroxylic adjective Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the mulberry; moric.
morphosis noun The order or mode of development of an organ or part.
morphotic adjective Connected with, or becoming an integral part of, a living unit or of the morphological framework; as, morphotic, or tissue, proteids.
mortality noun The condition or quality of being mortal; subjection to death or to the necessity of dying., Human life; the life of a mortal being., Those who are, or that which is, mortal; the human cace; humanity; human nature., Death; destruction., The whole sum or number of deaths in a given time or a given community; also, the proportion of deaths to population, or to a specific number of the population; death rate; as, a time of great, or low, mortality; the mortality among the settlers was alarming.
mortalize verb t. To make mortal.
mortgaged imp. & past participle of Mortgage
mortgagee noun The person to whom property is mortgaged, or to whom a mortgage is made or given.
mortgagor noun One who gives a mortgage.
mortgager noun gives a mortgage.
mortified imp. & p. p. of Mortify., of Mortify
mortifier noun One who, or that which, mortifies.
mortising present participle & vb. noun of Mortise
morwening noun Morning.
moschatel noun A plant of the genus Adoxa (A. moschatellina), the flowers of which are pale green, and have a faint musky smell. It is found in woods in all parts of Europe, and is called also hollow root and musk crowfoot.
mossiness noun The state of being mossy.
mostahiba noun See Mustaiba.
mothering present participle & vb. noun of Mother, A rural custom in England, of visiting one’s parents on Midlent Sunday, — supposed to have been originally visiting the mother church to make offerings at the high altar.
motioning present participle & vb. noun of Motion
motionist noun A mover.
mountable adjective Such as can be mounted.
mountance noun Amount; sum; quantity; extent.
mournival noun See Murnival.
mouse-ear noun The forget-me-not (Myosotis palustris) and other species of the same genus., A European species of hawkweed (Hieracium Pilosella).
mousefish noun See Frogfish.
mousehole noun A hole made by a mouse, for passage or abode, as in a wall; hence, a very small hole like that gnawed by a mouse.
mousetail noun A genus of ranunculaceous plants (Myosurus), in which the prolonged receptacle is covered with imbricating achenes, and so resembles the tail of a mouse.
moustache noun Mustache.
mouthfuls plural of Mouthful
mouthless adjective Destitute of a mouth.
mozarabic Same as Muzarab, Muzarabic.