in a bad mood

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*in a bad mood

sad; depressed; grouchy; with low spirits. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; put someone ~.) He's in a bad mood. He may yell at you. Please try to cheer me up. I'm in a bad mood.
See also: bad, mood

in a bad mood

In an irritable or depressed state of mind. For example, Dad's in a bad mood, so don't ask for anything right now. The antonym, in a good mood, refers to a cheerful, well-disposed state of mind, as in When the boss is in a good mood our whole day goes well. The phrase in a mood, meaning "disposed" or "inclined," dates from about a.d. 1000. Also see in the mood.
See also: bad, mood
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He's always in a good mood no matter what,'' Modesto second baseman Eddie Cornejo said.
It didn't gain them a game in the standings since the San Francisco Giants won their 11th straight, but after losing Monday to the last place A's, the Dodgers were in a good mood again.
I waited 'til Friday, 'cause my Mama always in a good mood on Friday.