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How would I best ask someone to share their mood with me? It needs to be snappy and easily understood. For example, given these three choices of verb:

  1. share your mood
  2. express your mood
  3. convey your mood

Which of those is the correct verb?

I know I could simply ask How are you? but I wondered whether there wasn’t some to ask them a question that specifically involved the word mood in its phrasing.

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    The snappiest and most universally comprehensible phrasing is "How are you feeling?"; if I were forced to use "mood", I might say "Describe your mood", though that scans a bit clinical. – Dan Bron Sep 17 '14 at 13:21
  • All of these are reasonable. What did a thesaurus tell you? What don't you like about these options? – Kevin Workman Sep 17 '14 at 13:21
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    @DanBron As you suggest, What are you feeling? or What's your mood? – bib Sep 17 '14 at 13:23
  • Thanks for your replies. I'm asking because I'm working on a project that requires the user to express their mood. I was hoping for a snappy verb, similar to Post on Facebook, or Tweet on Twitter. I need the verb to be easily understandable by a wide audience so I felt "Convey" was perhaps a little over-complex. – tomhallam Sep 17 '14 at 13:23
  • What are you feeling? or How are you feeling?. I would not say What's your mood?, and I don't think most people would. – Drew Sep 18 '14 at 2:14
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If this is to be icon text or the label for a button on a page, then "Share your mood" would be best. IMHO.

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