mood /ˈmud/ 名詞
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, conditional, hypothetical, obligatory, imperitive, etc., without regard to other accidents, such as time, person, number, etc.; as, the indicative mood; the imperitive mood; the infinitive mood; the subjunctive mood. Same as Mode.
Mood, n. 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 his mood. --Chaucer.
Fortune is merry,
And in this mood will give us anything. --Shak.
The desperate recklessness of her mood. --Hawthorne.
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,
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]