MOOD Words: List of 120+ Useful Words to Describe Mood in English

MOOD Words! Mood or tone words are words convey the author’s attitude towards a topic. Following is a list of more than 120 words to describe mood in English. Check out our list of words to describe mood for ideas on how to set the mood of your writing.

MOOD Words

Learn a huge list of tone and mood words in English.

  • Surprised
  • Stressed
  • Mad
  • Loved
  • Lonely
  • Weird
  • Uncomfortable
  • Touched
  • Tired
  • Thankful
  • Sympathetic
  • Smart
  • Sleepy
  • Silly
  • Pleased
  • Pessimistic
  • Sick
  • Shocked
  • Satisfied
  • Sad
  • Rushed
  • Restless
  • Relieved
  • Relaxed
  • Rejuvenated
  • Rejected
  • Refreshed
  • Recumbent
  • Quixotic
  • Predatory
  • Peaceful
  • Optimistic
  • Okay
  • Numb
  • Giggly
  • Giddy
  • Not specified
  • Nerdy
  • Infuriated
  • Indifferent
  • Indescribable
  • Naughty
  • Morose
  • Moody
  • Mischievous
  • Mellow
  • Melancholy
  • Listless
  • Lethargic
  • Lazy
  • Jubilant
  • Jealous
  • Irritated
  • Irate
  • Impressed
  • Hyper
  • Hungry
  • Hot
  • Hopeful
  • High
  • Happy
  • Guilty
  • Grumpy
  • Groggy
  • Grateful
  • Dorky
  • Ditzy
  • Discontent
  • Good
  • Gloomy
  • Geeky
  • Full
  • Frustrated
  • Flirty
  • Exhausted
  • Excited
  • Enraged
  • Energetic
  • Anxious
  • Annoyed
  • Angry
  • Ecstatic
  • Drunk
  • Drained
  • Disappointed
  • Dirty
  • Devious
  • Determined
  • Depressed
  • Dark
  • Cynical
  • Curious
  • Alone
  • Aggravated
  • Accomplished
  • Accepted
  • Crushed
  • Crazy
  • Crappy
  • Cranky
  • Content
  • Confused
  • Complacent
  • Cold
  • Chipper
  • Cheerful
  • Calm
  • Bouncy
  • Bored
  • Blissful
  • Blank
  • Blah
  • Bittersweet
  • Bewildered
  • Awake
  • Ashamed
  • Apathetic
  • Amused
  • Exanimate
  • Envious
  • Enthralled

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asresad
asresad
1 year ago

Interesting

wendy
wendy
1 year ago

Delightful list- keep them coming.

yes get yeeted
yes get yeeted
7 months ago

yeet

justmighttry
justmighttry
6 months ago

Ever have a word on the tip of your tongue, yet you can’t quite coax it out. HOW DO I DESCIBE THIS MOOD. I couldn’t think of a concessive word for my English paper. Thank you for giving me the words Cynical and Crushed ELS forms!!! You saved the day!!!!

bob
bob
5 months ago
Reply to  justmighttry

…frustrated, however, the state of being you’re describing is a noun, but I’m not sure what the word for it is, it’s on the tip of my tongue though…. 😉

William Ki
William Ki
5 months ago
Reply to  justmighttry

I see

joe
joe
5 months ago

this is not very cha cha real smooth

William Ki
William Ki
5 months ago
Reply to  joe

mmmhm

Izuku
Izuku
4 months ago

i like it!

shoto tordoroki
shoto tordoroki
4 months ago
Reply to  Izuku

midoryia.

adre
adre
4 months ago

wr

Anne Ward
Anne Ward
2 months ago

I am a Licsened Clinical Social Worker and I am always looking for ways to describe my clients mood and I found this very helpful.

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