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Mood vs. Mode

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  • Mood (noun)

    A mental or emotional state, composure.

    "composure|humor|spirit|temperament"

    "I've been in a bad mood since I dumped my boyfriend."

  • Mood (noun)

    A sullen mental state; a bad mood.

    "huff|q=informal|pet|temper"

    "good humour|good mood|good spirits"

    "He's in a mood with me today."

  • Mood (noun)

    A disposition to do something.

    "huff|frame of mind"

    "I'm not in the mood for running today."

  • Mood (noun)

    A prevalent atmosphere or feeling.

    "A good politician senses the mood of the crowd."

  • Mood (noun)

    Courage, heart, valor; also vim and vigor.

    "He fought with mood in many a bloody slaught."

    "He tried to lift the fallen tree with all his main and mood, but he couldn't."

  • Mood (noun)

    A verb form that depends on how its containing clause relates to the speaker’s or writer’s wish, intent, or assertion about reality.

    "grammatical mood|mode"

    "The most common mood in English is the indicative."

  • Mode (noun)

    One of several ancient Greek scales.

  • Mode (noun)

    One of several common scales in modern Western music, one of which corresponds to the modern major scale and one to the natural minor scale.

  • Mode (noun)

    A particular means of accomplishing something.

    "What was the mode of entry?"

  • Mode (noun)

    The most frequently occurring value in a distribution

  • Mode (noun)

    A state of a system that is represented by an eigenfunction of that system.

  • Mode (noun)

    One of various related sets of rules for processing data.

    "In insert mode, characters typed are directly inserted into the buffer"

  • Mode (noun)

    A verb form that depends on how its containing clause relates to the speaker’s or writer’s wish, intent, or assertion about reality.

  • Mode (noun)

    Style or fashion; trend (as in trendy).

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  • Mood (noun)

    Manner; style; mode; logical form; musical style; manner of action or being. See Mode which is the preferable form).

  • Mood (noun)

    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 (noun)

    Temper of mind; temporary state of the mind in regard to passion or feeling; humor; as, a melancholy mood; a suppliant mood.

  • Mode (noun)

    Manner of doing or being; method; form; fashion; custom; way; style; as, the mode of speaking; the mode of dressing.

  • Mode (noun)

    Prevailing popular custom; fashion, especially in the phrase the mode.

  • Mode (noun)

    Variety; gradation; degree.

  • Mode (noun)

    Any combination of qualities or relations, considered apart from the substance to which they belong, and treated as entities; more generally, condition, or state of being; manner or form of arrangement or manifestation; form, as opposed to matter.

  • Mode (noun)

    The form in which the proposition connects the predicate and subject, whether by simple, contingent, or necessary assertion; the form of the syllogism, as determined by the quantity and quality of the constituent proposition; mood.

  • Mode (noun)

    Same as Mood.

  • Mode (noun)

    The scale as affected by the various positions in it of the minor intervals; as, the Dorian mode, the Ionic mode, etc., of ancient Greek music.

  • Mode (noun)

    A kind of silk. See Alamode, n.

  • Mode (noun)

    the value of the variable in a frequency distribution or probability distribution, at which the probability or frequency has a maximum. The maximum may be local or global. Distributions with only one such maximum are called unimodal; with two maxima, bimodal, and with more than two, multimodal.

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  • Mood (noun)

    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"

  • Mood (noun)

    the prevailing psychological state;

    "the climate of opinion"

    "the national mood had changed radically since the last election"

  • Mood (noun)

    verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker

  • Mode (noun)

    how something is done or how it happens;

    "her dignified manner"

    "his rapid manner of talking"

    "their nomadic mode of existence"

    "in the characteristic New York style"

    "a lonely way of life"

    "in an abrasive fashion"

  • Mode (noun)

    a particular functioning condition or arrangement;

    "switched from keyboard to voice mode"

  • Mode (noun)

    a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility

  • Mode (noun)

    verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker

  • Mode (noun)

    any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave

  • Mode (noun)

    the most frequent value of a random variable

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