Definition of bad mood in English:

bad mood


  • An angry or irritable state of mind.

    ‘the cold put him in a bad mood’
    • ‘I smiled, my bad mood forgotten for the moment’
    • ‘He had some nerve to accuse me of being in a bad mood.’
    • ‘He came home in a bad mood, uncertain about the future.’
    • ‘He's never in a bad mood, always ecstatic to be doing his thing.’
    • ‘His sister was in a bad mood, which tended to be a bad omen for anyone else near her.’
    • ‘I honestly believe video games are one of the best methods to rid your mind of a bad mood.’
    • ‘Researchers at Rice University have found that being in a bad mood may actually spur creativity.’
    • ‘Nothing helps a bad mood more than sharing it.’
    • ‘I always call Ben when I'm in a bad mood.’
    • ‘I hope I didn't offend anybody, but I have bad moods too and sometimes I'm in public when that happens.’
    • ‘Maybe I'm just in a bad mood today’
    • ‘Maybe the show just caught me in a bad mood, but I didn't think much of the visual presentation.’
    • ‘Every time he was in a bad mood, he'd play Wagner at full volume.’
    • ‘One day I had an epiphany and realized that you can go around in a bad mood all of the time, but it won't do any good.’
    • ‘On any working day, a quarter of all managers in Britain are likely to be in a bad mood because they have not slept well.’
    • ‘If a customer service worker is in a bad mood, he or she may transfer this negativity to the customer.’
    • ‘Most of us have had the experience of "catching" a good or bad mood from someone else.’
    • ‘Nina's bad mood on 2 May was related to her father's travails.’
    • ‘Her bad moods were still affecting all of us, and I had begun to get really worried.’
    • ‘My bad mood evaporated.’
    • ‘Bad moods are rarely made better by the rain.’