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  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 
  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 
  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]: 
  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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