mood
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Noun

mood (plural moods)

  1. A mental or emotional state, composure.
    Synonyms: composure, humor, spirit, temperament
    I've been in a bad mood since I dumped my boyfriend.
  2. A sullen mental state; a bad mood.
    Synonyms: huff, pet, temper
    Antonyms: good humour, good mood, good spirits
    He's in a mood with me today.
  3. A disposition to do something.
    Synonyms: huff, frame of mind
    I'm not in the mood for running today.
  4. A prevalent atmosphere or feeling.
    A good politician senses the mood of the crowd.
  5. (obsolete, Northern England and Scotland) Courage, heart, valor; also vim and vigor.
    He fought with mood in many a bloody slaught.
    He tried to lift the fallen tree with all his main and mood, but he couldn't.
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Noun

mood (plural moods)

  1. (grammar) A verb form that depends on how its containing clause relates to the speaker’s or writer’s wish, intent, or assertion about reality.
    Synonyms: grammatical mood, mode
    The most common mood in English is the indicative.
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