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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling; The prevailing psychological state.

Usage examples (39)
  • Repeated experiments prove that when man assumes the facial expression of a given mental mood-any given mood- then that mental mood itself will follow.
  • The national mood had changed radically since the last election
  • The striking change in mood is rooted not in local politics, but in a crisis unfolding thousands of miles away.
  • But the mood is as dark as it should be with such serious subject matter. for more
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  • Her romantic "mood" (one's frame of mind or disposition) was ruined every time the cow "mooed" (past tense of moo, the lowing of a cow).
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