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General words for moods and emotions - thesaurus

Synonyms

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

feelings

noun

an emotional state, for example anger or happiness

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affect

noun

formal an emotion that changes or influences what you do or think

air

noun

a feeling or attitude that someone has

bosom

noun

literary the imaginary place where you feel deep emotions

drive

noun

a feeling that makes you act in a particular way

finer feelings

your finer feelings are feelings such as love, loyalty, and care for others

fire

noun

formal strong feelings such as anger or enthusiasm

humour

noun

formal someone’s mood

impulse

noun

one of the strong basic feelings that make people do things

level

noun

the amount of a feeling that you feel

mood

noun

the way that a group of people are feeling

mood swing

noun

a sudden, unexpected change in the way that someone feels and behaves, especially when they become very angry or unhappy

note

noun

a particular mood or style

passion

noun

a powerful emotion such as love or anger

pitch

noun

the level or degree of activity or of someone’s emotions

something is in the air

used for saying that people all have a similar feeling, especially a feeling that something exciting or new is happening

soul

noun

the part of a person that is capable of thinking and feeling

spirits

noun

your mood, or your attitude

state of mind

the way that you are thinking and feeling at the present time

syndrome

noun

a set of feelings or actions that are typical in a particular situation

taste

noun

mainly literary the feeling that is created by an experience

tenor

noun

the feeling, mood, or main message that you get from a book, person, situation etc

tide

noun

a tendency of people to think or feel in a particular way

undertow

noun

a feeling or attitude that is opposite to the one that is generally felt

vein

noun

a particular mood, style, or subject

violence

noun

extreme strength of feelings

whim

noun

a sudden feeling that you must have or must do something. This word often suggests that what someone wants is not important

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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