Mood vs Spleen - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between mood and spleen
is that 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 while spleen
is (anatomy|immunology) in vertebrates, including humans, a ductless vascular gland, located in the left upper abdomen near the stomach, which destroys old red blood cells, removes debris from the bloodstream, acts as a reservoir of blood, and produces lymphocytes.
As a verb spleen is
(obsolete|transitive) to dislike.
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
(anatomy, immunology) In vertebrates, including humans, a ductless vascular gland, located in the left upper abdomen near the stomach, which destroys old red blood cells, removes debris from the bloodstream, acts as a reservoir of blood, and produces lymphocytes.
A bad mood; spitefulness.
* Alexander Pope
(obsolete, rare) A sudden motion or action; a fit; a freak; a whim.
- In noble minds some dregs remain, / Not yet purged off, of spleen and sour disdain.
(obsolete) Melancholy; hypochondriacal affections.
* Alexander Pope
- A thousand spleens bear her a thousand ways.
- Bodies changed to various forms by spleen .
A fit of immoderate laughter or merriment.
- There is a luxury in self-dispraise: / And inward self-disparagement affords / To meditative spleen a grateful feast.
- Thy silly thought enforces my spleen .
* vent one's spleen
(obsolete) To dislike.
- (Bishop Hacket)