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EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English mood, mode, mod, from Old English mōd (heart, mind, spirit, mood, temper; courage; arrogance, pride; power, violence), from Proto-Germanic *mōdą, *mōdaz (sense, courage, zeal, anger), from Proto-Indo-European *mō-, *mē- (endeavour, will, temper). Cognate with Scots mude, muid (mood, courage, spirit, temper, disposition), Saterland Frisian Moud (courage), West Frisian moed (mind, spirit, courage, will, intention), Dutch moed (courage, bravery, heart, valor), Low German Mōt, Mūt (mind, heart, courage), German Mut (courage, braveness, heart, spirit), Swedish mod (courage, heart, bravery), Icelandic móður (wrath, grief, moodiness), Latin mōs (will, humour, wont, inclination, mood), Russian сметь (smetʹ, to dare, venture).

NounEdit

mood (plural moods)

  1. A mental or emotional state, composure.
    I'm in a sad mood since I dumped my lover.
  2. A sullen mental state; a bad mood.
    He's in a mood with me today.
  3. A disposition to do something.
    I'm not in the mood for running today.
  4. ​ A prevalent atmosphere or feeling.
    A good politician senses the mood of the crowd.
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  • Adjectives often used with "mood": good, bad.
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  • (bad mood): good humour, good mood, good spirits
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Etymology 2Edit

Alteration of mode

NounEdit

mood (plural moods)

  1. (grammar) A verb form that depends on how its containing clause relates to the speaker’s or writer’s wish, intent, or assertion about reality.
    The most common mood in English is the indicative.
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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *mooto.

NounEdit

mood (??? please provide the genitive and partitive!)

  1. fashion

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.