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mood

noun [C]  us   /mud/

mood noun [C] (FEELING)

the way you feel at a particular time: 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 emotional features of it, or the way it makes you feel.

mood noun [C] (GRAMMAR)

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