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mood


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mood  \Mood\,  n.  [The  same  word  as  mode,  perh.  influenced  by  mood 
  temper.  See  {Mode}.] 
  1.  Manner;  style;  mode;  logical  form  musical  style;  manner 
  of  action  or  being  See  {Mode}  which  is  the  preferable 
  form). 
 
  2.  (Gram.)  Manner  of  conceiving  and  expressing  action  or 
  being  as  positive,  possible,  hypothetical,  etc.,  without 
  regard  to  other  accidents,  such  as  time,  person,  number, 
  etc.;  as  the  indicative  mood;  the  infinitive  mood;  the 
  subjunctive  mood.  Same  as  {Mode}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mood  \Mood\,  n.  [OE.  mood,  mod,  AS  m[=o]dmind,  feeling,  heart, 
  courage;  akin  to  OS  &  OFries  m[=o]d,  D.  moed,  OHG.  muot,  G. 
  muth,  mut,  courage,  Dan.  &  Sw  mod,  Icel.  m[=o]?r  wrath, 
  Goth.  m[=o]ds.] 
  Temper  of  mind;  temporary  state  of  the  mind  in  regard  to 
  passion  or  feeling;  humor;  as  a  melancholy  mood;  a  suppliant 
  mood. 
 
  Till  at  the  last  aslaked  was  mood.  --Chaucer. 
 
  Fortune  is  merry,  And  in  this  mood  will  give  us 
  anything  --Shak. 
 
  The  desperate  recklessness  of  her  mood.  --Hawthorne. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mood 
  n  1:  a  characteristic  (habitual  or  relatively  temporary)  state  of 
  feeling;  "whether  he  praised  or  cursed  me  depended  on 
  his  temper  at  the  time";  "he  was  in  a  bad  humor"  [syn:  {temper}, 
  {humor},  {humour}] 
  2:  the  prevailing  psychological  state;  "the  climate  of 
  opinion";  "the  national  mood  had  changed  radically  since 
  the  last  election"  [syn:  {climate}] 
  3:  verb  inflections  that  express  how  the  action  or  state  is 
  conceived  by  the  speaker  [syn:  {mode},  {modality}] 




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