US: /ˈmud/
UK: /mˈuːd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

mood /mu:d/
  • danh từ
    • (ngôn ngữ học) lối, thức
      • imperatives mood: lối mệnh lệnh
      • subjunctive mood: lối cầu khẩn
    • (âm nhạc) điệu
    • danh từ
      • tâm trạng; tính khí, tâm tính, tính tình
        • to be in a merry mood: ở tâm trạng vui vẻ
        • a man of moods: người tính khí bất thường

    Advanced English dictionary

    + noun
    1 [C] the way you are feeling at a particular time: She's in a good mood today (= happy and friendly). + He's always in a bad mood (= unhappy, or angry and impatient). + to be in a foul / filthy mood + Some addicts suffer violent mood swings (= changes of mood) if deprived of the drug. + Wait until he's in a better mood before you ask him. + I'm just not in the mood for a party tonight. + Let's not talk about it now. I'm not in the mood. + He was in no mood for being polite to visitors.
    2 [C] a period of being angry or impatient: I wonder why he's in such a mood today. + She was in one of her moods (= one of her regular periods of being angry or impatient).
    3 [sing.] the way a group of people feel about sth; the atmosphere in a place or among a group of people: The mood of the meeting was distinctly pessimistic. + The movie captures the mood of the interwar years perfectly.
    4 [C] (grammar) any of the sets of verb forms that show whether what is said or written is certain, possible, necessary, etc.
    5 [C] (grammar) one of the categories of verb use that expresses facts, orders, questions, wishes or conditions: the indicative / imperative / subjunctive mood

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 humour, attitude, inclination, disposition, nature, temper, frame of mind, spirit, atmosphere, sense, feeling:
    The mood of the people is rebellious. She's in a bad mood.
    2 in the mood. ready, willing, eager, keen, (well-)disposed, inclined, sympathetic, minded:
    I'm not in the mood for a film tonight, but I am in the mood to go dancing.

    Collocation dictionary


    amiable, cheerful, good, happy, jolly, jovial
    She was not in the best of moods.
    | exultant, jubilant | bullish, buoyant, confident, optimistic
    She was in a bullish mood about the future of the company.
    | bad, black, filthy, foul, rotten, terrible | pessimistic | gloomy, melancholy, sombre | contemplative, introspective, pensive, reflective, serious, sober, thoughtful | expansive, talkative | mellow, relaxed | restless | changeable, changing
    I can't keep up with his constantly changing moods.
    | defiant
    The sacked workers were in defiant mood as they entered the tribunal.
    | generous | funny, strange
    He's in a funny mood today?who knows how he'll react?
    | playful | festive
    It was Christmas and everyone was in festive mood.
    | national, popular, public
    a prime minister who can gauge the popular mood


    be in
    Don't talk to Miranda today?she's in a terrible mood!
    | get sb in, put sb in
    The music helped to put them in a more relaxed mood.
    | create, evoke | affect | match, reflect, suit
    Choose colours to match your mood. The weather seemed to reflect his sombre mood.
    | capture
    a film that has captured the mood of the moment
    | gauge


    change | darken | improve, lift, lighten
    His mood lifted as he concentrated on his driving.


    After the accident he suffered violent mood swings.


    be in no mood for sth
    I tried to make him laugh, but he was in no mood for jokes.
    | a change of mood
    Instantly he felt her change of mood.

    Concise English dictionary

    +a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    +the prevailing psychological state
    +verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker