Übermut tut selten gut.
By itself, der Mut means courage. But there are countless useful compounds where this doesn't really fit. Today, we'll find out all about that cool family.
der Mut, -mut, übermütig, gutmütig, Unmut, Demut,Armut, vermuten
This root is not 100% certain and it is only mentioned in German sources, but not in English ones.
The core idea of the root (if it existed) was something along the lines of:
being string willed, striving towards
It is thought to be the origin of the Latin mōs, which was a strong custom or will, and which is the origin of moral.
The other likely English relative is mood.