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Synonyms for mood

in the mood

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Synonyms for mood

a temporary state of mind or feeling

a general impression produced by a predominant quality or characteristic

a prevailing quality, as of thought, behavior, or attitude

Synonyms for mood

a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling

the prevailing psychological state

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As they entered the long dining-room it was obvious that the day was still Sunday, although the mood was slightly abating.
With all his strength he tried to hold and to understand the mood that had come upon him.
In some way chastened and purified by the mood they had been in, they became, not man and woman, not boy and girl, but excited little animals.
A new study has found it's not just colds people pick up from their friends - but good and bad moods as well.
Just as those with friends who exhibited bad moods also ended up in a bad mood, those students who had friends who exhibited good moods frequently ended up sharing in those good moods as well.
View-Masters," writes Cappello, "might just be a means of gaining access to moods otherwise unallowed.
In short, more of us spend more time in a bad mood at work than ever before.
They discovered that the number of people with a "cyclothymic" temperament, characterised by rapid, frequent swings between sad and cheerful moods, was significantly higher in those born in the summer.
For instance, because negative moods are thought to recruit systematic, cautious and deliberate processing patterns when analyzing new data (Gasper, 2003), it would be interesting to determine if negative moods may actually promote cognitive performance in simulation-based systems that require experimentation, hypotheses testing and discovery-based learning (Liew et al.
They're one of the best sources of the mood-boosting mineral selenium, which can ward off low mood and anxiety.
Just like rain storms, bad moods are going to happen out of the blue.
Before continuing, I'll acknowledge that moods might seem like an unsophisticated subject for serious research.
You recognise productive moods when they appear: the right levels of energy--not too hyper, not too placid; the right rhythms of time--people listening to each other, not talking over each other, but still eager to contribute; the right permissiveness--people willing to try out ideas but also to take responsibility for their positions.
The findings of all the studies combined contribute to current research by demonstrating that individuals can select healthy or indulgent foods depending on their moods, an area previously under-represented in past clinical research on the role of healthy foods.