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General words for moods and emotions

mood

noun

the way that someone is feeling, for example whether they are happy, sad, or angry

emotion

noun

a feeling that you experience, for example love, fear, or anger

feelings

noun

emotions, especially when these are sensitive and likely to be affected by what other people say or do

frame of mind

noun

the mood that someone is in, which influences their attitudes or feelings

heart

noun

your feelings and emotions considered as part of your character

sensation

noun

a feeling, especially a strange one, caused by a particular experience

undercurrent

noun

a feeling that exists and affects how people behave, but is not obvious or stated directly

temper

noun

a particular emotional state or mood

your inner self

your thoughts and emotions

feeling

noun

an emotional state, for example anger or happiness

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