Definitions of mood

  1. 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.
  2. Temper of mind; temporary state of the mind in regard to passion or feeling; humor; as, a melancholy mood; a suppliant mood.
  3. Temper of mind; change in the form of a verb to express the manner of action or being. Also, mode.
  4. Fashion: manner: ( gram.) a form of verbal inflection to express the mode or manner of action or being: ( logic) the form of the syllogism as determined by the quantity and quality of its three constituent propositions: ( mus.) the arrangement of the intervals in the scale, as major and minor.
  5. Disposition of mind: temporary state of the mind: anger: heat of temper.
  6. Temper of mind; humor; form of conjugation of the verb.
  7. Same as MODE.
  8. Temporary state of the mind; caprice; humor.
  9. The state of being moody.
  10. Mode; a variation of form in a verb to express the manner in which the action or fact denoted by the verb is conceived in connection with the subject; the form of a syllogism as regards the quantity and quality of its propositions when arranged in the first figure; arrangement of the intervals. See Mode.
  11. Temper of mind; humour or disposition.
  12. Disposition of mind; temper of mind; disposition.
  13. In gram., a certain form of inflection indicating the mode or manner, as regards action, in which the meaning of the verb is presented to the learner, as indicative mood, impera. mood; in logic, the form of a syllogism, as determined by the quantity and quality of the three propositions by which it is formed; style of music.