Pet vs Mood - What's the difference?
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.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Attested since the 1500s in the sense "indulged child" and since the 1530s in the sense "animal companion".
The verb is derived from the 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.
- the love of cronies, pets , and favourites
* companion animal
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.
(archaic) To be a pet.
- His daughter was petted and spoiled.
* pet cemetery
* pet name
* pet peeve
* pet project
* pet shop
* pet store
* teacher's pet
- a pet child
* F. Harrison
- a pet theory
- Some young lady's pet curate.
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.
(Geordie) A term of endearment usually applied to women and children.
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