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mood

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noun \ˈmüd\

Definition of mood

  1. 1 :  a conscious state of mind or predominant emotion :  feeling He's been in a good mood all week.; also :  the expression of mood especially in art or literature

  2. 2 archaic :  a fit of anger :  rage

  3. 3a :  a prevailing attitude the kind of mood that fostered the Salem witch trials — Nat Hentoffb :  a receptive state of mind predisposing to action was not in a giving mood at the timec :  a distinctive atmosphere or context :  aura the weary city's sullen mood — Marilyn Stasio the mood is quiet and sleepy, as guests pick blueberries and read by the pond — J. O. Nixon

Origin and Etymology of mood

Middle English, from Old English mōd; akin to Old High German muot mood


First Known Use: before 12th century


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mood

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Definition of mood

  1. 1 :  the form of a syllogism as determined by the quantity and quality of its constituent propositions

  2. 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 (such as command, possibility, or wish)

  3. 3 :  mode 1b

Origin and Etymology of mood

alteration of 1mode


First Known Use: 1569



MOOD Defined for Kids

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mood

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noun \ˈmüd\

Definition of mood for Students

  1. :  an emotional state of mind or feeling I'm in a good mood today.


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mood

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Definition of mood for Students

  1. :  a set of forms of a verb that show whether the action or state expressed is to be thought of as a fact, a command, or a wish or possibility


Medical Dictionary

mood

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noun \ˈmüd\

Medical Definition of mood

  1. :  a conscious state of mind or predominant emotion :  affective state :  feeling 3



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