Surroundings vs Atmosphere - What's the difference?

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Surroundings is a related term of atmosphere.


As nouns the difference between surroundings and atmosphere

is that surroundings is while atmosphere is atmosphere.

surroundings

English

Noun

(en-plural noun)
  • English plurals
  • the area surrounding someone or something, together with the objects and circumstances in the vicinity; the environment or ambiance
  • (physics) All parts of the universe that are not within the thermodynamic system of interest.
  • atmosphere

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)

    Noun

    (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

    Meronyms

    * See also

    See also

    * ambiance, ambience * mood