Pet vs Mood - What's the difference?

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Pet is a synonym of mood.


As nouns the difference between pet and mood

is that pet is an animal kept as a companion or pet can be a fit of petulance, a sulk, arising from the impression that one has been offended or slighted or pet can be (petition) or pet can be (geordie) a term of endearment usually applied to women and children while 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 pet

is to stroke or fondle (an animal).

As a adjective pet

is favourite; cherished.

pet

English

Etymology 1

Attested since the 1500s in the sense "indulged child" and since the 1530s in the sense "animal companion"..'>citation The verb is derived from the noun.

Noun

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  • An animal kept as a companion.
  • One who is excessively loyal to a superior.
  • Any person or animal especially cherished and indulged; a darling.
  • * Tatler
  • the love of cronies, pets , and favourites
    Synonyms
    * companion animal

    References

    Verb

    (pett)
  • To stroke or fondle (an animal).
  • (informal) To stroke or fondle (another person) amorously.
  • (informal) Of two or more people, to stroke and fondle one another amorously.
  • (dated) To treat as a pet; to fondle; to indulge.
  • His daughter was petted and spoiled.
  • (archaic) To be a pet.
  • (Feltham)
    Derived terms
    * pet cemetery * pet name * pet peeve * pet project * pet shop * pet store * petting * teacher's pet

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Favourite; cherished.
  • a pet child
    a pet theory
  • * F. Harrison
  • Some young lady's pet curate.

    Etymology 2

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A fit of petulance, a sulk, arising from the impression that one has been offended or slighted.
  • * 1891 , Mary Noailles Murfree, In the "Stranger People's" Country , Nebraska 2005, p. 105:
  • There was something ludicrous, even more, unbecoming a gentleman, in leaving a friend's house in a pet , with the host's reproaches sounding in his ears, to be matched only by the bitterness of the guest's sneering retorts.

    Etymology 3

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Etymology 4

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Geordie) A term of endearment usually applied to women and children.
  • References

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    Anagrams

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    mood

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) mood, mode, mod, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A mental or emotional state, composure.
  • I'm in a sad mood since I dumped my lover.
  • A sullen mental state; a bad mood.
  • He's in a mood with me today.
  • A disposition to do something.
  • I'm not in the mood for running today.
  • (senseid) A prevalent atmosphere or feeling.
  • A good politician senses the mood of the crowd.
    Usage notes
    * Adjectives often used with "mood": good, bad.
    Synonyms
    * (mental or emotional state) composure, humor/humour, spirits, temperament * (bad mood) huff (informal), pet, temper * (disposition to do something) frame of mind
    Antonyms
    * (bad mood) good humour, good mood, good spirits
    Derived terms
    * in the mood * mood music * mood swing * moody
    See also
    * ambiance, ambience * atmosphere *Gemuetlichkeit

    Etymology 2

    Alteration of mode

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (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.
    Synonyms
    * mode * grammatical mood
    Hyponyms
    * See also
    Derived terms
    * indicative mood * conjunctive mood = subjunctive mood * imperative mood * conditional mood
    See also
    * aspect * tense

    Anagrams

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