climate vs mood what difference

what is difference between climate and mood

English

Etymology

From Middle English climat, from Old French climat, from Latin clima, from Ancient Greek κλίμα (klíma, latitude, literally inclination).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈklaɪmɪt/

Noun

climate (plural climates)

  1. (obsolete) An area of the earth’s surface between two parallels of latitude.
  2. (obsolete) A region of the Earth.
  3. The long-term manifestations of weather and other atmospheric conditions in a given area or country, now usually represented by the statistical summary of its weather conditions during a period long enough to ensure that representative values are obtained (generally 30 years).
    • 2018, VOA Learning English > China’s Melting Glacier Brings Visitors, Adds to Climate Concerns
      And the effects from climate change are already extreme.
  4. (figuratively) The context in general of a particular political, moral, etc., situation.

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

Verb

climate (third-person singular simple present climates, present participle climating, simple past and past participle climated)

  1. (poetic, obsolete) To dwell.
    • 1610, William Shakespeare, The Winter’s Tale, V. i. 169:
      The blessed gods / Purge all infection from our air whilst you / Do climate here!

Further reading

  • climate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • climate in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • climate at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • amletic, metical

Latin

Noun

climate

  1. ablative singular of clima


English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: mo͞od, IPA(key): /muːd/
  • Rhymes: -uːd
  • Homophone: mooed

Etymology 1

From Middle English mood, mode, mod, from Old English mōd (heart, mind, spirit, mood, temper; courage; arrogance, pride; power, violence), from Proto-Germanic *mōdą, *mōdaz (sense, courage, zeal, anger), from Proto-Indo-European *moh₁-, *meh₁- (endeavour, will, temper). Cognate with Scots mude, muid (mood, courage, spirit, temper, disposition), Saterland Frisian Moud (courage), West Frisian moed (mind, spirit, courage, will, intention), Dutch moed (courage, bravery, heart, valor), German Low German Mood (mind, heart, courage), German Mut (courage, braveness, heart, spirit), Danish mod (courage, heart, bravery), Swedish mod (courage, heart, bravery), Icelandic móður (wrath, grief, moodiness), Latin mōs (will, humour, wont, inclination, mood), Russian сметь (smetʹ, to dare, venture).

Noun

mood (plural moods)

  1. A mental or emotional state, composure.
    Synonyms: composure, humor, spirit, temperament
  2. Emotional character (of a work of music, literature, or other art).
    • 1979, Judith Glassman, The Year in Music, 1979 (→ISBN):
      Whatever the mood of her music, funky or romantic, upbeat or blue, sophisticated or simple, her fans get the message. And as long as the word comes from Natalie, they adore it, turning every one of her albums to gold or platinum.
  3. A sullen, gloomy or angry mental state; a bad mood.
    Synonyms: (informal) huff, pet, temper
    Antonyms: good humour, good mood, good spirits
    • 2010, Michelle West, City of Night: A Novel of the House War, Penguin (→ISBN):
      Rath was clearly in a mood, and only Jay could fix that. They found Carver first. Rath was even less amused to see Carver in the drill room than he had been to find Duster. He grabbed Carver with his free hand, and dragged him out.
    • 2018, Catherine Lievens, Beacon in the Darkness, eXtasy Books (→ISBN), page 93:
      Joel was obviously in a mood, and if he was going to start yelling, Alex would rather be alone. “What did I do this time?” “It’s more what you didn’t do, idiot.”
  4. A disposition to do something, a state of mind receptive or disposed to do something.
    Synonyms: huff, frame of mind
    • 2018, Rebecca Chastain, A Fistful of Frost, Mind Your Muse Books (→ISBN):
      “The Placer SPCA brings by some kittens and puppies, and I do my best to get everyone tipsy and in a donating mood.”
  5. A prevalent atmosphere, attitude, or feeling.
    • 1994, Kenneth Fearing, Complete Poems, page xxvi:
      This was the mood that led him to deny to Mainstream, the successor to the New Masses , permission to reprint “Reading, Writing, and the Rackets.” This was the mood that, when he was invited to a meeting to draft a letter of protest []
    • 2010, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett, Methods Matter, Oxford University Press (→ISBN), page 8:
      By the early 1970s, more than 50,000 American deaths and the accompanying failed foreign-policy objectives had changed the country’s mood.
  6. (very colloquial, slang) A familiar, relatable feeling, experience, or thing.
    Synonym: big mood
    • 2019, Kris Ripper, Runaway Road Trip: (A Definitely-Not-Romantic Adventure):
      “I’m only here for a night. I’m road tripping with a friend and he decided we needed a queer bar, stat.” “Oh, that’s a whole mood.”
    • 2020, Birgit Breidenbach, Aesthetic and Philosophical Reflections on Mood: Stimmung and Modernity, Routledge (→ISBN)
      [] For academics, not being familiar with new phrases that your students cofindently wield is a whole mood. []
    • 2020, Cynthia St. Aubin, Love Bites (Oliver-Heber Books):
      He’d drawn a variety of designs on the white rubber toes. “Nice shoes,” I said. “Likewise,” he said, glancing down at my rockabilly-red peep toe pumps. “Those kicks are a whole-ass mood.” Whether Steven liked them on me or might like to []
  7. (obsolete, Northern England and Scotland) Courage, heart, valor; also vim and vigor.
    • 1440, O lord omnipotentː
Usage notes
  • Adjectives often used with “mood”: good, bad, foul.
  • The phrase with main and mood means “with all one’s might”.
Derived terms
Translations
See also
  • ambiance, ambience
  • atmosphere
  • Gemütlichkeit
References
  • The Middle English Dictionary
  • The Dictionary of the Scots Language

Etymology 2

Alteration of mode, from Latin modus.

Noun

mood (plural moods)

  1. (grammar) A verb form that depends on how its containing clause relates to the speaker’s or writer’s wish, intent, or assertion about reality.
    Synonyms: grammatical mood, mode
Hyponyms
  • See also Thesaurus:grammatical mood
Derived terms
Related terms
Translations
See also
  • aspect
  • tense

Anagrams

  • Doom, Odom, doom

Estonian

Etymology

From German Mode.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mˈoːd̥ʲ/

Noun

mood (genitive moe, partitive moodi)

  1. fashion
  2. tradition
  3. appearance, style
  4. (partitive) style, variety, sort, type

Declension

See also

  • moondama

Manx

Pronoun

mood

  1. second-person singular of mysh
    about you

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English mōd.

Noun

mood

  1. Alternative form of mode (intellect, mood, will, courage, nature)

Etymology 2

From Old French mode.

Noun

mood

  1. Alternative form of mode (grammatical mood)

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