Surrounding vs Atmosphere - What's the difference?

surrounding | atmosphere |

As nouns the difference between surrounding and atmosphere

is that surrounding is outlaying area; area in proximity to something while atmosphere is atmosphere.

As a verb surrounding

is .

As an adjective surrounding

is which surrounds something.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • outlaying area; area in proximity to something
  • environment
  • Synonyms

    * periphery


  • which surrounds something
  • atmosphere


    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)


    (en noun)
  • The gases surrounding the Earth or any astronomical body.
  • The air in a particular place.
  • *
  • *:Thus the red damask curtains which now shut out the fog-laden, drizzling atmosphere of the Marylebone Road, had cost a mere song, and yet they might have been warranted to last another thirty years. A great bargain also had been the excellent Axminster carpet which covered the floor;.
  • The mood or feeling in a situation.
  • A unit of measurement for pressure (symbol: atm)
  • Synonyms

    * (mood) air, ambiance, feeling, mood


    * See also

    See also

    * ambiance, ambience * mood