Tone and Mood Gaby Santiago 5th period 4-11-10
Benevolent • Definition-characterized by or expressing goodwill or kindly feelings • Synonym-caring • The little girl was benevolent when she gave her mom a flower.
Compassionate • Definition-Feeling or showing compassion; sympathetic • Synonym-indulgent • Max was compassionate over his lonely owner.
Somber • Definition-gloomy, depressing or dismal • Synonym- mournful • The dog was somber after his owner had passed away
pessimistic • Definition-pertaining to or characterizedby pessimism; gloomy • Synonym- hopeless • Lola was pessimistic after her 5th boyfriend dumped her.
Desolate • Definition- barren or laid waste; devastated • Synonym- abandoned • The desert was very desolate.
Haughty • Definition-disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; supercilious • Synonym-egotistical • William was acting in a haughty manner after he had won the contest.
Serene • Definition-calm, peaceful, or tranquil; unruffled • Synonym- Collected • The meadow was a serene place for Abigail.
Ominous • Definition-portending evil or harm; foreboding; threatening; inauspicious • Synonym- threatening • The clouds looked ominous, for a bad storm was predicted.
Indignant • Definition-feeling, characterized by, or expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust • Synonym- scornful • The young girl had a indignant look after she smelled her dog.
irreverent • Definition-not reverent; manifesting or characterized by irreverence :efficient in veneration or respect: • Synonym- impertinent • The irreverent mouse poked and made fun of the squirrel.