“Every double agent is inclined to be vain, moody, and introspective,” Masterman complained.
I learned that he suffered from depression, was moody, and not a particularly pleasant person.
We may think it has to do with some moody pall over his administration right now.
moody mood·y (mōō'dē)
adj. mood·i·er, mood·i·est
Given to frequent changes of mood; temperamental.
Subject to periods of depression; sulky.
Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood.