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be in no mood for (something)

To be annoyed and unwilling to do or tolerate something. Please calm down—I'm in no mood for silliness today.
See also: mood, no

be in the mood for (something)

1. To be interested in something I don't know why, but I'm really in the mood for ice cream today.
2. To want to do something. Dad's just not in the mood to go out to dinner tonight.
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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 no mood to do something

not feeling like doing something; not wishing to do something. I'm in no mood to cook dinner tonight. Mother is in no mood to put up with our arguing.
See also: mood, no

in the mood (for something)

 and in the mood (to do something)
having the proper state of mind for a particular situation or for doing something. I'm not in the mood to see a movie tonight. Are you in the mood for pizza?
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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

in the mood

Disposed or inclined toward something, as in I'm in the mood for a good long walk. This phrase is also put in the negative, I'm not in the mood to argue. [Late 1500s]
See also: mood

be in the mood for something/for doing something


be in the mood to do something

have a strong desire to do something; feel like doing something: I’m in the mood for going out and having a good time.She said she wasn’t in the mood to dance.
See also: mood, something

be in no mood for something/for doing something


be in no mood to do something

not want to do something; not feel like doing something: I’m in no mood for jokes — just tell me the truth.
See also: mood, no, something
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