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Meaning of MOOD

Pronunciation:  mood

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  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. [n]  verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
  3. [n]  the prevailing psychological state; "the climate of opinion"; "the national mood had changed radically since the last election"

MOOD is a 4 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: climate, humor, humour, modality, mode, temper
 See Also: amiability, common mood, condition, declarative, declarative mood, fact mood, feeling, good humor, good humour, good temper, grammatical relation, ill humor, ill humour, imperative, imperative mood, indicative, indicative mood, interrogative, interrogative mood, jussive mood, optative, optative mood, status, subjunctive, subjunctive mood, sulk, sulkiness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mood\, n. [The same word as mode, perh. influenced by mood
    temper. See {Mode}.]
    1. Manner; style; mode; logical form; musical style; manner
       of action or being. See {Mode} which is the preferable
    2. (Gram.) 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}.
  2. \Mood\, n. [OE. mood, mod, AS. m[=o]dmind, feeling, heart,
    courage; akin to OS. & OFries. m[=o]d, D. moed, OHG. muot, G.
    muth, mut, courage, Dan. & Sw. mod, Icel. m[=o]?r wrath,
    Goth. m[=o]ds.]
    Temper of mind; temporary state of the mind in regard to
    passion or feeling; humor; as, a melancholy mood; a suppliant
          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.
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