Definition of Mood

1. Noun. A characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling. "He was in a bad humor"

Exact synonyms: Humor, Humour, Temper
Generic synonyms: Feeling
Specialized synonyms: Peeve, Sulk, Sulkiness, Amiability, Good Humor, Good Humour, Good Temper, Distemper, Ill Humor, Ill Humour
Derivative terms: Humor, Humour, Moody



2. Noun. The prevailing psychological state. "The national mood had changed radically since the last election"
Exact synonyms: Climate
Generic synonyms: Condition, Status

3. Noun. Verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker.

Definition of Mood

1. n. Manner; style; mode; logical form; musical style; manner of action or being. See Mode which is the preferable form).

2. n. Temper of mind; temporary state of the mind in regard to passion or feeling; humor; as, a melancholy mood; a suppliant mood.

Definition of Mood

1. Noun. a mental or emotional state, composure ¹

2. Noun. a sullen mental state; a bad mood ¹

3. Noun. a disposition to do something ¹

4. Noun. a prevalent atmosphere or feeling ¹

5. Noun. (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 ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mood

1. a person's emotional state at a particular moment [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mood

1. Temper of mind; temporary state of the mind in regard to passion or feeling; humor; as, a melancholy mood; a suppliant mood. "Till at the last aslaked was mood." (Chaucer) "Fortune is merry, And in this mood will give us anything." (Shak) "The desperate recklessness of her mood." (Hawthorne) Origin: OE. Mood, mod, AS. Modmind, feeling, heart, courage; akin to OS. & OFries. Mod, D. Moed, OHG. Muot, G. Muth, mut, courage, Dan. & Sw. Mod, Icel. Mor wrath, Goth. Mods. 1. Manner; style; mode; logical form; musical style; manner of action or being. See Mode which is the preferable form). 2. Manner of conceiving and expressing action or being, as positive, possible, hypothetical, etc, without regard to other accidents, such as time, person, number, etc.; as, the indicative mood; the infinitive mood; the subjunctive mood. Same as Mode. Origin: The same word as mode, perh. Influenced by mood temper. See Mode. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mood

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mood-incongruent hallucination
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