Mood vs Strop - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between mood and strop
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 strop
is a strap; more specifically a piece of leather or a substitute (notably canvas), or strip of wood covered with a suitable material, for honing a razor, in this sense also called razor strop
As a verb strop is
(obsolete) to strap or strop
can be (computing) to syntactically mark a sequence of letters as having a special property, such as being a keyword, eg by enclosing in apostrophes as in
or writing in uppercase as in
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
Same as strap (which see); recorded in English since 1702.
A strap; more specifically a piece of leather or a substitute (notably canvas), or strip of wood covered with a suitable material, for honing a razor, in this sense also called razor strop .
(British) A bad mood or temper (see stroppy.)
(nautical) A piece of rope spliced into a circular wreath, and put round a block for hanging it.
(obsolete) To strap.
(recorded since 1842; now most used ) To hone (a razor) with a strop.
- One should strop the razor before each shave.
From apostrophe, due to use of apostrophes as single quotation marks to indicate boldface in , where the earlier matched apostrophes were no longer common,
[''Revised Report on the Algorithmic Language ALGOL 68, p. 123, footnote] and the term became used more generally for any such method.
(computing) To mark a sequence of letters syntactically as having a special property, such as being a keyword, e.g. by enclosing in apostrophes as in
'foo' or writing in uppercase as in
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