mood
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mōd; akin to Old High German muot mood Date: before 12th century 1. a conscious state of mind or predominant emotion ; feeling; also the expression of mood especially in art or literature 2. archaic a fit of anger ; rage 3. a. a prevailing attitude ; disposition b. a receptive state of mind predisposing to action c. a distinctive atmosphere or context ; aura II. noun Etymology: alteration of 1mode Date: 1569 1. the form of a syllogism as determined by the quantity and quality of its constituent propositions 2. distinction of form or a particular set of inflectional forms of a verb to express whether the action or state it denotes is conceived as fact or in some other manner (as command, possibility, or wish) 3. mode 1b

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  • Mood — Mood …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mood — W3S3 [mu:d] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(way you feel)¦ 2 be in a mood 3 be/feel in the mood for something 4 be in no mood for something/to do something 5¦(way a place or event feels)¦ 6¦(grammar)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1 5; Origin: Old English mod mind, courage ] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mood — [ mud ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount the way someone is feeling, for example whether they are happy, sad, or angry: He listens to rock or country music, depending on his mood. medicines that affect your mood and mental function in a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mood — mood, humor, temper, vein mean a temporary state or frame of mind in which one emotion or desire or one set of emotions gains the ascendancy. Mood is the comprehensive term for any such frame of mind, regardless of its particular cause, its… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • mood — mood1 [mo͞od] n. [ME < OE mod, mind, soul, courage, akin to Ger mut, mental disposition, spirit, courage < IE base * me , to strive strongly, be energetic > L mos, custom, customary behavior] 1. a particular state of mind or feeling;… …   English World dictionary

  • Mood — 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][eth]r wrath, Goth. m[=o]ds.] Temper of mind; temporary state of the mind in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mood — (m[=oo]d), 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 form). [1913 Webster] 2. (Gram.) Manner of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mood — may refer to: Mood (psychology), a relatively long lasting emotional state Grammatical mood, one of a set of morphologically distinctive forms that are used to signal modality Mood (city), a city in Iran Mood District, a district in Iran Mood… …   Wikipedia

  • mood — mood·i·ly; mood·i·ness; mood; …   English syllables

  • mood — is a term in grammar that identifies utterances as being statements, expressions of wish, commands, questions, etc. It is a variant of the word mode, and has nothing to do with the more familiar word mood. In English, moods are expressed by means …   Modern English usage

  • mood — index atmosphere, climate, disposition (inclination), emotion, spirit, state (condition), tenor …   Law dictionary

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