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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a person's emotional state or outlook at a particular time.

  2. a distinctive emotional quality or character:

    a festive mood.

  3. a prevailing emotional tone or general attitude:

    the country's mood.

  4. a frame of mind receptive, as to some activity:

    in the mood to see a movie.

  5. a state of sullenness, gloom, or bad temper.

Origin of mood:

bef. 900; ME; OE mōd mind, spirit, courage; c. OFris, OS mōd, OHG muot courage, spirit (G Mut), ON mōthr anger, Go mōths anger, spirit


  1. a category or set of categories of the verb serving typically to indicate the attitude of the speaker toward what is being said, as in expressing a fact, possibility, wish, or command, and indicated by inflection of the verb or by the use of syntactic devices, as modal auxiliaries: the indicative, imperative, and subjunctive moods.

    Category: Grammar

  2. Category: Philosphy

    Ref: mode1 (def. 5b). 1 5 2

Origin of mood:

1525–35; alter. of mode1, by influence of mood1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. temper, mood, humor, humour(noun)

    a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling

    "whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"; "he was in a bad humor"

  2. climate, mood(noun)

    the prevailing psychological state

    "the climate of opinion"; "the national mood had changed radically since the last election"

  3. mood, mode, modality(noun)

    verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. mood(noun)mud

    how a person or group of people is feeling

    a happy mood; There was a mood of optimism amongst the council members.; I just ignore her when she's in a bad mood.

  2. moodmud

    when your mood changes suddenly

    He suffers from wild mood swings.

  3. moodmud

    a feeling in a place; = atmosphere

    The music sets the mood.

  4. moodmud

    in grammar, a way of using a verb to show that it is a question, an order, etc.

    the interrogative mood

  5. moodmud

    feeling that you want to

    She said she wasn't in the mood for spicy food.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mood(noun)

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

  2. Mood(noun)

    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

  3. Mood(noun)

    temper of mind; temporary state of the mind in regard to passion or feeling; humor; as, a melancholy mood; a suppliant mood


  1. Mood

    A mood is an emotional state. Moods differ from emotions in that they are less specific, less intense, and less likely to be triggered by a particular stimulus or event. Moods generally have either a positive or negative valence. In other words, people typically speak of being in a good mood or a bad mood. Mood also differs from temperament or personality traits which are even longer lasting. Nevertheless, personality traits such as optimism and neuroticism predispose certain types of moods. Long term disturbances of mood such as clinical depression and bipolar disorder are considered mood disorders. Mood is an internal, subjective state but it often can be inferred from posture and other behaviors. "We can be sent into a mood by an unexpected event, from the happiness of seeing an old friend to the anger of discovering betrayal by a partner. We may also just fall into a mood." Research also shows that a person's mood can influence how they process advertising. Further mood has been found to interact with gender to affect consumer processing of information.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MOOD' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3081

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MOOD' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3442

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MOOD' in Nouns Frequency: #1190

Anagrams of MOOD

  1. Doom

Translations for MOOD

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the state of a person's feelings, temper, mind etc at a particular time

What kind of mood is she in?; I'm in a bad mood today.

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