Mood meaning

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A pervading impression of an observer.

The somber mood of the painting.

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A particular state of mind or feeling; humor or temper.
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Inclination; disposition.

I'm in the mood for ice cream.

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A state of mind or emotion.
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A predominant or pervading feeling, spirit, or tone.
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(logic) The arrangement or form of a syllogism.
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Fits of morose, sullen, or uncertain temper.
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(obs.) Anger.
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(logic) Any of the various forms of valid syllogisms, as determined by the quantity and quality of their constituent propositions.
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A particular state of mind or emotion.

News that put us in a good mood.

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An instance or spell of sulking or angry behavior.

A friend's visit lifted him out of his mood.

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Mood is a feeling.

An example of mood is someone who is grumpy.

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I'm in a sad mood since I dumped my lover.

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A sullen mental state; a bad mood.

He's in a mood with me today.

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A disposition to do something.

I'm not in the mood for running today.

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A prevalent atmosphere or feeling.

A good politician senses the mood of the crowd.

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(grammar) A verb form that depends on how its containing clause relates to the speaker's or writer's wish, intent, or assertion about reality.

The most common mood in English is the indicative.

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in the mood for
  • having, for the moment, an inclination or fancy for
    in the mood for ice cream.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
mood
Plural:
moods

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

in the mood for

Origin of mood

  • Middle English mod from Old English mōd disposition mē-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Alteration of mode

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English mood, mode, mod, from Old English mōd (“heart, mind, spirit, mood, temper; courage; arrogance, pride; power, violence"), from Proto-Germanic *mōdÄ…, *mōdaz (“sense, courage, zeal, anger"), from Proto-Indo-European *mō-, *mÄ“- (“endeavour, will, temper"). Cognate with Scots mude, muid (“mood, courage, spirit, temper, disposition"), West Frisian moed (“mind, spirit, courage, will, intention"), Dutch moed (“courage, bravery, heart, valor"), Low German Mōt, MÅ«t (“mind, heart, courage"), German Mut (“courage, braveness, heart, spirit"), Swedish mod (“courage, heart, bravery"), Icelandic móður (“wrath, grief, moodiness"), Latin mōs (“will, humour, wont, inclination, mood"), Russian сметь (smetʹ, “to dare, venture").

    From Wiktionary

  • Alteration of mode

    From Wiktionary