It denotes a partly mental, partly physical response marked by pleasure, pain, attraction, or repulsion; it may suggest the mere existence of a response but imply nothing about its nature or intensity of it. Feelings are influenced by our perception of the situation, which is why the same emotion can trigger different feelings among people experiencing it.
A mood can be described as a temporary emotional state. Sometimes moods are caused by clear reasons—you might feel everything is going your way this week, so you’re in a happy mood. But in many cases, it can be difficult to identify the specific cause of a mood. For example, you might find yourself feeling gloomy for several days without any clear, identifiable reason.
This applies to feelings that are also inclinations or likings. a memoir of a childhood filled with affection for her family. Love affections…
Often implies an emotion inspired by an idea. feminist sentiments, sentiments of conservatives.
Suggests a very powerful or controlling emotion. Passion of aspirants.