mood Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"mood" in British English

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moodnoun [C]

uk   us   /muːd/
B1 the way you ​feel at a ​particulartime: She's in a good/​bad mood. Her mood ​seemed to ​change during the ​course of the ​conversation. The ​drink had put him in an ​amiable mood. The ​public mood ​changeddramatically after the ​bombing. The mood of the ​crowdsuddenlyturned (= the ​crowdsuddenlybecame)aggressive.
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(Definition of mood from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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moodnoun [C]

 us   /mud/

mood noun [C] (FEELING)

the way you ​feel at a ​particulartime: She’s in a good/​bad mood today. "Do you ​want to go to the ​movies?" "No, I’m not in the mood (= not ​interested in that)." art The mood of a ​work of ​art is the ​emotionalfeatures of it, or the way it makes you ​feel.

mood noun [C] (GRAMMAR)

grammar the ​forms of ​verbs used to show whether the ​personspeakingintends to ​express a ​fact, an ​order, or a ​hope: the ​indicative/​imperative/​subjunctive mood
(Definition of mood from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mood”
in Korean 기분…
in Arabic مِزاج…
in Malaysian angin…
in French humeur…
in Russian настроение, наклонение (в грамматике)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心境,心情,情緒, 精神狀態…
in Italian umore, stato d’animo…
in Turkish ruh hâli, ruhsal durum, mizaç…
in Polish nastrój, tryb…
in Spanish humor…
in Vietnamese tâm trạng…
in Portuguese humor, disposição…
in Thai อารมณ์…
in German die Stimmung…
in Catalan humor…
in Japanese 気分…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心境,心情,情绪, 精神状态…
in Indonesian suasana hati…
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