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be in a bad mood

To be cranky, unhappy, or surly. The boss is really in a bad mood today, so I'd steer clear of him if you don't want to get screamed at.
See also: bad, mood

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)

To have a desire or craving for something or to do something. I don't know why, but I'm really in the mood for ice cream today. Dad's just not in the mood to go out to dinner tonight.
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get in a bad mood

To become cranky, unhappy, or surly. The boss really got in a bad mood in that meeting, so I'd steer clear of him if you don't want to get screamed at.
See also: bad, get, mood

in a bad mood

Cranky, unhappy, or surly. The boss is really in a bad mood today, so I'd steer clear of him if you don't want to get screamed at.
See also: bad, mood

in a good mood

Feeling happy or pleasant. The boss is in a good mood today, so he might take news of the printing error well.
See also: good, mood

in a mood

Cranky, unhappy, or surly. The boss is really in a mood today, so I'd steer clear of him if you don't want to get screamed at.
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in a/the mood to (do something)

Likely to or interested in doing something. I don't think the boss is in the mood to talk about raises today—maybe tomorrow. I'm kind of in a mood to go on a hike today. Want to join me?
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in no mood

Annoyed and unwilling to do or tolerate something. Please calm down—I'm in no mood to deal with silliness today. I'm in no mood, so if you're going to whine, take it to Dad.
See also: mood, no

in no mood to (do something)

Annoyed and unwilling to do or tolerate something. Please calm down—I'm in no mood to deal with silliness today.
See also: mood, no

in the mood

1. Interested in something I don't know why, but I'm really in the mood for ice cream today.
2. Wanting to do something. Dad's just not in the mood to go out to dinner tonight.
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in the mood for (something)

Having a desire or craving for something or to do something. I don't know why, but I'm really in the mood for ice cream today. Dad's just not in the mood to go out to dinner tonight.
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put (one) in a bad mood

To cause one to become cranky, unhappy, or surly. Based on the yelling I'm hearing coming from his office, the latest expense report has really put the boss in a bad mood.
See also: bad, mood, put

*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

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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

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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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