Science / Psychiatry / Mood: A pervasive and sustained emotion that colors the perception of the world. Common examples of mood include depression, elation, anger, and anxiety. In contrast to affect, which refers to more fluctuating changes in emotional weather, mood refers to a more pervasive and sustained emotional climate.

Other Words for Mood

Mood Adjective Synonyms: humour, attitude, inclination, disposition, nature, temper, frame of mind, spirit, atmosphere, sense, feeling

Dysphoric Mood

Science / Psychiatry / Dysphoric Mood: An unpleasant mood, such as sadness, anxiety, or irritability. MORE

Elevated Mood

Science / Psychiatry / Elevated Mood: An exaggerated feeling of well-being, or euphoria or elation. A person with elevated mood may describe feeling high, ecstatic, on top of the world, or up in the clouds. MORE

Moodys Investors Service, Inc.

Business / Taxes / Moodys Investors Service, Inc.: Moody's is a financial services company best known for rating investments. Moody's rates bonds, common stock, commercial paper, municipal short-term bonds, preferred stocks, and annuity contracts. Its MORE

Moodys Investment Grade

Business / Finance / Moodys Investment Grade: A rating of one through four assigned by Moody's Investor Service to municipal short-term bonds. MORE

Mood-Congruent Psychotic Features

Science / Psychiatry / Mood-Congruent Psychotic Features: Delusions or hallucinations whose content is entirely consistent with the typical themes of a depressed or manic mood. If the mood is depressed, the content of the delusions or hallucinations would in MORE

Expansive Mood

Science / Psychiatry / Expansive Mood: Lack of restraint in expressing ones feelings, frequently with an overvaluation of ones significance or importance. irritable Easily annoyed and provoked to anger. MORE