Mood vs Darken - What's the difference?
As a noun mood
is a mental or emotional state, composure or mood
can be (grammar) a verb form that depends on how its containing clause relates to the speaker’s or writer’s wish, intent, or assertion about reality.
As a verb darken is
to make dark or darker by reducing light.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) mood, mode, mod, from (etyl) .
A mental or emotional state, composure.
A sullen mental state; a bad mood.
- I'm in a sad mood since I dumped my lover.
A disposition to do something.
- He's in a mood with me today.
(senseid) A prevalent atmosphere or feeling.
- I'm not in the mood for running today.
- A good politician senses the mood of the crowd.
* Adjectives often used with "mood": good, bad.
* (mental or emotional state) composure, humor/humour, spirits, temperament
* (bad mood) huff (informal), pet, temper
* (disposition to do something) frame of mind
* (bad mood) good humour, good mood, good spirits
* in the mood
* mood music
* mood swing
* ambiance, ambience
Alteration of mode
(grammar) A verb form that depends on how its containing clause relates to the speaker’s or writer’s wish, intent, or assertion about reality.
- The most common mood in English is the indicative.
* grammatical mood
* See also
* indicative mood
* conjunctive mood = subjunctive mood
* imperative mood
* conditional mood
To make dark or darker by reducing light.
* Bible, Exodus x. 15
To become dark or darker (having less light).
To make dark or darker in colour.
To become dark or darker in colour.
To render gloomy, darker in mood
- They [locusts] covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened .
To become gloomy, darker in mood
To blind, impair eyesight
* Bible, Rom xi. 10
- With these forced thoughts, I prithee, darken not / The mirth of the feast.
To be blinded, loose clear vision
To cloud, obscure, or perplex; to render less clear or intelligible.
* Bible, Job xxxviii. 2
- Let their eyes be darkened , that they may not see.
* Francis Bacon
- Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?
To make foul; to sully; to tarnish.
- Such was his wisdom that his confidence did seldom darken his foresight.
- I must not think there are / Evils enough to darken all his goodness.
* darken someone's door