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Another word for mood

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Noun
  1. A temporary state of mind or feeling

      1. Any of the membranous tubes that form a branching system and carry blood to the heart from the cells, tissues, and organs of the body.
      2. A blood vessel of any kind; a vein or artery:
      3. One of the strands of vascular tissue that form the conducting and supporting framework in a leaf or other expanded plant organ.
      1. To modify by the addition of a moderating element; moderate:
      2. To bring to a desired consistency, texture, hardness, or other physical condition by blending, admixing, or kneading:
      3. To harden or strengthen (metal or glass) by application of heat or by heating and cooling.
      1. A force or principle believed to animate living beings.
      2. A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
      3. The Holy Spirit.
      1. The quality that makes something laughable or amusing; funniness:
      2. That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement:
      3. The ability to perceive, enjoy, or express what is amusing, comical, incongruous, or absurd:
    See also:

    feelings

  2. A general impression produced by a predominant quality or characteristic

      1. A sound of distinct pitch, quality, and duration; a note.
      2. The interval of a major second in the diatonic scale; a whole step.
      3. A recitational melody in a Gregorian chant.
      1. The sense, located in the nasal cavities of mammals and relying on the olfactory nerves, by which molecules borne in a fluid such as air can be perceived; the olfactory sense.
      2. A similar sense in other animals, as insects' ability to perceive air-borne molecules with their antennae.
      3. The act or an instance of smelling:
      1. The sense of touch:
      2. A sensation experienced through this sense:
      3. A physical sensation other than one experienced though touch:
      1. To perceive through the sense of touch:
      2. To perceive as a physical sensation:
      3. To touch:
      1. An invisible emanation or field of energy believed to radiate from a person or object.
      2. A distinctive but intangible quality that seems to surround a person or thing; an atmosphere:
      3. A sensation, as of a cold breeze or a bright light, that precedes the onset of certain disorders, such as an epileptic seizure or an attack of migraine.
      1. The gaseous mass or envelope surrounding a celestial body, especially the one surrounding the earth, and retained by the celestial body's gravitational field.
      2. The air or climate in a specific place.
      3. A unit of pressure equal to the air pressure at sea level. It equals the amount of pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 millimeters high at 0 degrees Celsius under standard gravity, or 14.7 pounds per square inch (1.01325 × 105 pascals).
      1. The special atmosphere or mood created by a particular environment:
      1. A colorless, odorless, tasteless, gaseous mixture, mainly nitrogen (approximately 78 percent) and oxygen (approximately 21 percent) with lesser amounts of argon, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, neon, helium, and other gases.
      2. This mixture with varying amounts of moisture and particulate matter, enveloping the earth; the atmosphere.
      3. The sky; the firmament.
    See also:

    be

  3. A prevailing quality, as of thought, behavior, or attitude

      1. A sound of distinct pitch, quality, and duration; a note.
      2. The interval of a major second in the diatonic scale; a whole step.
      3. A recitational melody in a Gregorian chant.
      1. To modify by the addition of a moderating element; moderate:
      2. To bring to a desired consistency, texture, hardness, or other physical condition by blending, admixing, or kneading:
      3. To harden or strengthen (metal or glass) by application of heat or by heating and cooling.
      1. A force or principle believed to animate living beings.
      2. A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
      3. The Holy Spirit.
      1. The meteorological conditions, including temperature, precipitation, and wind, that characteristically prevail in a particular region.
      2. A region of the earth having particular meteorological conditions:
      3. A prevailing condition or set of attitudes in human affairs:
    See also:

    attitude

Another word for mood

Noun
  1. A state of mind

    See also:

    attitude

  2. Grammatical mode

      1. A manner, way, or method of doing something, experiencing something, or acting:
      2. A particular form or kind:
      3. A given condition of functioning; a status or operation:
      1. The act of inflecting or the state of being inflected.
      2. Alteration in pitch or tone of the voice.
      3. An alteration of the form of a word by the addition of an affix, as in English dogs from dog, or by changing the form of a base, as in English spoke from speak, that indicates grammatical features such as number, person, mood, or tense.
      1. A way in which something can be viewed by the mind:
      2. A characteristic or feature of something:
      3. A particular look or facial expression; mien:

Synonym Study

  • Vein suggests a transient mood, often one manifested in speech, writing, action, etc. if I may speak in a serious vein for a moment
  • Temper , in this comparison, applies to a mood characterized by a single, strong emotion, esp. that of anger my, you're in a nasty temper!
  • Humor emphasizes the variability or capriciousness of the mood he wept and laughed as his humor moved him
  • Mood is the broadest of these terms referring to a temporary state of mind and emphasizes the constraining or pervading quality of the feeling she's in a merry mood