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 Meanings and Examples of MOOD
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mood
 n.  a temporary state of mind or feeling
 a.  inducing or suggestive of a particular feeling or state of mind
Classic Sentence: (180 in 13 pages)
1  These alterations of mood were the despair and joy of Ethan Frome.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
2  His alteration of mood seemed to have communicated itself to Mattie.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
3  He said to himself that he had doubtless exaggerated the significance of Zeena's threats, and that she too, with the return of daylight, would come to a saner mood.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
4  The strange exaltation of his mood had brought on one of his rare fits of boastfulness.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
5  She lay back against the pillar in silence and Prissy, aware of her mood, tiptoed away into the darkness of the porch.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
6  "I'll make a hant out of you if you don't get out of this wagon," said Scarlett, who was in no mood for argument, as she climbed lamely down to the ground.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
7  Scarlett waited a long moment in silence, hoping that Ashley would return to the mood in which he spoke of her beauty, hoping he would say more words that she could treasure.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
8  She was relieved to see his mood pass and good humor apparently return, so she smiled too.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
9  He reappeared the next morning as she was breakfasting in her room, disheveled, quite drunk and in his worst sarcastic mood, and neither made excuses nor gave an account of his absence.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
10  Glad there was some other place than this house to shelter Rhett until his glittering, murderous mood had passed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
11  Mrs. Trenor's summons, however, suddenly recalled her state of dependence, and she rose and dressed in a mood of irritability that she was usually too prudent to indulge.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
12  She was like a water-plant in the flux of the tides, and today the whole current of her mood was carrying her toward Lawrence Selden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
13  And the day was the accomplice of her mood: it was a day for impulse and truancy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
14  Lily received this with fresh appreciation; his nonsense was like the bubbling of her inner mood.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
15  The landscape outspread below her seemed an enlargement of her present mood, and she found something of herself in its calmness, its breadth, its long free reaches.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
Example Sentence: (55 in 4 pages)
16  The mood was sombre as the Commons sat down on Wednesday to debate the crisis.
17  Some addicts suffer violent mood swings if deprived of the drug.
18  There is now a mood of deepening pessimism about/over the economy.
19  It is simple pleasures, such as a walk on a sunny day, which have a cumulative effect on our mood.
20  The government misjudged the mood of the country when it decided to call an election.
21  Everybody was in a very relaxed and jolly mood.
22  Everyone was in a conciliatory mood at the start of the meeting.
23  Such rapid alternations of mood are a feature of her writing.
24  I am standing in front of mood and predicting the next thing will happen to me.
25  I tried to make him laugh, but he was in no mood for jokes.
26  The market opened in a bullish mood.
27  Now that you mention it, she did seem to be in a strange mood.
28  His opinions chimed in with the mood of the nation.
29  He had accurately read the mood of the nation.
30  En-vironmentalists regard these moves as the government taking advantage of the national mood to roll back protective measures.