Mood etymology


English word mood comes from Proto-Germanic *mōdaz (Anger. Mind, sense. Zeal, boldness, courage.), Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350) mod

Etymology of mood

Detailed word origin of mood

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*mōdaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Anger. Mind, sense. Zeal, boldness, courage.
mod Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350) (dum)
mod Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Courage, pride, grief, anger. Heart, mind, feeling. State of mind.
mōd Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
mod Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
mood English (en) (obsolete, Northern England, and, Scotland) Courage, heart, valor; also vim and vigor.. A prevalent atmosphere or feeling.. A disposition to do something.. A mental or emotional state, composure.. A sullen mental state; a bad mood.

Words with the same origin as mood

Descendants of *mōdaz