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Meaning 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 Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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