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1. imperative

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpɛrətɪv'] requiring attention or action.

Synonyms

  • strident
  • desperate
  • clamant
  • insistent
  • self-assertive
  • instant
  • self-asserting
  • adjuratory
  • crying
  • pressing
  • peremptory
  • shrill
  • assertive
  • urgent

Antonyms

  • beseeching
  • undemanding
  • hard
  • quiet

Etymology

  • imperativus (Latin)
  • impero (Latin)

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Rhymes with Imperative Mood

  • misconstrued
  • yongchaiyudh
  • construed
  • protrude
  • preclude
  • extrude
  • exclude
  • conclude
  • ballyhooed
  • unglued
  • subdued
  • shampooed
  • seclude
  • reviewed
  • obtrude
  • nonfood
  • maksoud
  • intrude
  • include
  • imbued
  • eschewed
  • debuted
  • tattooed
  • spewed
  • skewed
  • screwed
  • renewed
  • pursued
  • masoud
  • masood

2. imperative

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɛrətɪv'] some duty that is essential and urgent.

Synonyms

  • responsibility
  • duty

Antonyms

  • cowardly
  • hopeful
  • irresolute

Etymology

  • imperativus (Latin)
  • impero (Latin)

3. imperative

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɛrətɪv'] a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior.

Synonyms

  • mode
  • imperative mood
  • jussive mood
  • imperative form
  • modality

Antonyms

  • noncritical
  • sporadic
  • unaggressive
  • backward

Etymology

  • imperativus (Latin)
  • impero (Latin)

4. mood

noun. ['ˈmuːd'] a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling.

Synonyms

  • distemper
  • humor
  • temper
  • humour
  • good humor
  • amiability
  • good temper
  • sulk
  • good humour
  • ill humour
  • sulkiness
  • peeve
  • ill humor

Antonyms

  • ill humor
  • transitivity
  • intransitivity
  • declarative

Etymology

  • mod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. mood

noun. ['ˈmuːd'] the prevailing psychological state.

Synonyms

  • climate
  • status

Antonyms

  • sadness
  • humility
  • liking

Etymology

  • mod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. mood

noun. ['ˈmuːd'] verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker.

Synonyms

  • common mood
  • indicative mood
  • optative
  • grammatical relation
  • subjunctive mood
  • imperative mood
  • optative mood
  • interrogative
  • subjunctive
  • imperative form
  • fact mood
  • declarative
  • indicative
  • modality
  • interrogative mood
  • declarative mood
  • jussive mood
  • imperative

Antonyms

  • interrogative
  • interrogatory
  • concealing
  • unassertive

Etymology

  • mod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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