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Another word for mood

  1. A temporary state of mind or feeling

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

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

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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