mood Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “mood” - Learner’s Dictionary

mood

noun     /muːd/
FEELING [C, U]
B1 the way someone feels at a particular time: to be in a good/bad mood What sort of mood is he in today? The public mood changed dramatically after the bombing.Moods
be in a mood
to not be friendly to other people because you are feeling angry: Ignore him - he's in a mood.Angry and displeasedBad-tempered
be in the mood for sth/to do sth
to want to do or have something: I'm not really in the mood for shopping at the moment.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
be in no mood for sth/to do sth
to not want to do something with someone else, often because you are angry with themMoodsAngry and displeasedBad-tempered
GRAMMAR [C]
in grammar, one of the different ways a sentence is being used, for example to give an order, express a fact, etc: the indicative/imperative moodLinguistic terms and linguistic style
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…
(Definition of mood from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “mood”

Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
by ,
June 29, 2016
by Kate Woodford This week we’re looking at adverbs that we use to introduce sentences. We’ll begin with a set of adverbs that we use to show we are grateful for something that happened. Starting with a very common adverb, fortunately often introduces a sentence in which the speaker talks about a good thing that happened,

Read More 

Word of the Day

bae

someone you love; a boyfriend or girlfriend

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More