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British English: /muːd/
American English: /mud/

Translation of mood in French:


  • 1 (frame of mind) to be in the mood for jokes/work
    être d'humeur à plaisanter/travailler
    to be in the mood for doing ou to do to be in no mood for doing ou to do
    ne pas être d'humeur à faire
    to be in a good/bad mood to be in a stubborn/relaxed mood
    se montrer entêté/détendu
    when he's in the mood
    quand l'envie l'en prend
    when ou as the mood takes him
    selon son humeur
    I'm not in the mood
    je ne suis pas d'humeur
  • 2 (bad temper) to be in a mood
    être de mauvaise humeur
    he's in one of his moods today
    il est de mauvaise humeur aujourd'hui
  • 3 (atmosphere) (in room, meeting)
    (of place, era, artwork)
    (of group, party)
    the general mood was one of despair
    le sentiment général était au désespoir
    the mood of the moment
    l'humeur du moment

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