[ UK /mˈuːd/ ]
[ US /ˈmud/ ]
  1. verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
  2. 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
  3. the prevailing psychological state
    the national mood had changed radically since the last election
    the climate of opinion
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How To Use mood In A Sentence

  • Why be all miffy and hissy and in a bitch-slapping mood guys, about not being in the military when you can do the work you like in prisons and police forces? See, it's not all about the election today.
  • It takes about eight seconds for a pair of lobsters to copulate; it takes a lot longer to get them into the mood.
  • _The Terrace at Berne_ has been already dealt with, but that mood for epicede, which was so frequent in Mr Arnold, finds in the _Carnac_ stanzas adequate, and in _A Southern Night_ consummate, expression. Matthew Arnold
  • Within the context of modernity, the autonomous artist, as a creative being, explores varying moods, passion, sentiments and emotions.
  • As it was evident he was in no mood for converse, Sybil, who seemed to exercise considerable authority over the crew, with a word dispersed them, and they herded back to their respective habitations. Rookwood
  • I record my favourite songs onto blank tapes to play in the car and I normally do them by mood or genre.
  • He was in a very bad mood when he arrived, and that set the tone for the whole meeting.
  • They seemed to be in a serious mood, perhaps brooding on the deteriorating human behaviour that cannot see that he is cutting the same very branch that he is sitting on.
  • He was moody and unwilling to make the usual politenesses.
  • In his abstract ballets or interpretations of music, he rarely worried about the mood or emotional content of the music.
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