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mood

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mood

  1. 1 a state of mind dominated by a particular emotion <losing my favorite sweater left me in a bad mood for the rest of the day> Synonyms cheer, feather, humor, mode, spirit, temper Related Words angle, attitude, mind-set, outlook, perspective, slant, standpoint, viewpoint; emotion, feeling, heart, passion, sentiment; strain; belief, conviction, judgment (or judgement), mind, opinion; expression, tone, vein; character, disposition, identity, individuality, makeup, mettle, personality, selfhood, self-identity, temper, temperament; responsiveness, sensibility, sensitiveness, sensitivity Phrases frame of mind

  2. 2 a special quality or impression associated with something <there's a haunting mood of melancholy about the ruined old castle> Synonyms air, ambience (or ambiance), aroma, atmosphere, climate, flavor, halo, karma, aura, 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

  3. 3 archaic  an intense emotional state of displeasure with someone or something <in his mood, the king spared no one his venomous tongue> Synonyms angriness, birse [chiefly Scottish], choler, furor, fury, indignation, irateness, ire, lividity, lividness, mad, madness, anger [archaic], outrage, rage, spleen, wrath, wrathfulnessRelated Words aggravation, annoyance, exasperation, irritation, vexation; acrimoniousness, acrimony, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bile, biliousness, bitterness, contempt, embitterment, empoisonment, enmity, grudge, hostility, rancor; envy, jaundice, jealousy, pique, resentment; malevolence, malice, spite, vengefulness, venom, vindictiveness, virulence, vitriol; belligerence, contentiousness, contrariness, crankiness, disputatiousness, hot-headedness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, orneriness, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, querulousness; blowup, flare, flare-up, outburst; chafe, dander, dudgeon, huff, pet, rise, ruffle, temper; air rage, road rage; delirium, heat, passion, warmthNear Antonyms calmness, forbearance, patienceAntonyms delight, pleasure


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