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 for mood
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mood \Mood\ (m[=oo]d), n. [The same word as mode, perh.
     influenced by mood temper. See Mode.]
     1. Manner; style; mode; logical form; musical style; manner
        of action or being. See Mode which is the preferable
        form).
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     2. (Gram.) 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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mood \Mood\, n. [OE. mood, mod, AS. m[=o]dmind, feeling, heart,
     courage; akin to OS. & OFries. m[=o]d, D. moed, OHG. muot, G.
     muth, mut, courage, Dan. & Sw. mod, Icel. m[=o][eth]r wrath,
     Goth. m[=o]ds.]
     Temper of mind; temporary state of the mind in regard to
     passion or feeling; humor; as, a melancholy mood; a suppliant
     mood.
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           Till at the last aslaked was his mood.   --Chaucer.
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           Fortune is merry,
           And in this mood will give us anything.  --Shak.
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           The desperate recklessness of her mood.  --Hawthorne.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mood
      n 1: 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" [syn:
           temper, mood, humor, humour]
      2: the prevailing psychological state; "the climate of opinion";
         "the national mood had changed radically since the last
         election" [syn: climate, mood]
      3: verb inflections that express how the action or state is
         conceived by the speaker [syn: mood, mode, modality]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  112 Moby Thesaurus words for "mood":
     Aristotelian sorites, Goclenian sorites, action, affection, air,
     anagnorisis, angle, architectonics, architecture, argument,
     atmosphere, attitude, aura, background, catastrophe,
     categorical syllogism, character, characterization, color,
     complication, conditional, continuity, contrivance, cue,
     denouement, design, development, device, dilemma, disposition,
     eager, emotion, enthymeme, episode, fable, falling action, feel,
     feeling, figure, frame, frame of mind, gimmick, heart, humor,
     imperative, in the mood, incident, inclination, inclined,
     indicative, individuality, jussive, keen, line, local color, mind,
     minded, mode, modus tollens, morale, motif, movement, mythos,
     nature, note, obligative, optative, paralogism, peripeteia,
     permissive, personality, plan, plot, potential, prosyllogism,
     pseudosyllogism, ready, recognition, response, rising action, rule,
     rule of deduction, scheme, secondary plot, semblance, sense, slant,
     sorites, soul, spirit, spirits, state of mind, story, strain,
     structure, subject, subjunctive, subplot, switch, syllogism,
     sympathetic, temper, temperament, thematic development, theme,
     timbre, tone, topic, twist, vein, well-disposed, willing
  
  

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