Synonyms and Antonyms of atmosphere

  1. 1 a special quality or impression associated with something <the fireplace and cozy armchairs give the bookstore the atmosphere of a comfortable home> Synonyms air, ambience (or ambiance), aroma, aura, climate, flavor, halo, karma, mood, nimbus, note, odor, patina, smell, temper, vibration(s)Related Words aureole (or aureola), mystique, romance; genius loci; feel, feeling, sensation, sense, spirit; attribute, character, characteristic, image, mark, notion, peculiarity, picture, property, trait; color, illusion, overtone, semblance, suggestion, tone

  2. 2 the circumstances, conditions, or objects by which one is surrounded <liked the quiet and scholarly atmosphere of his prep school> Synonyms ambient, environment, climate, clime, context, contexture, environs, medium, milieu, mise-en-scène, setting, surround, surroundings, terrainRelated Words location, place, position, space; backdrop, background; element; situation, status; geography, habitat; microenvironment

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