Synonyms of 'atmosphere'
the mass of gases surrounding the earth or any other heavenly bodyThese gases pollute the atmosphere of towns and cities.
a pervasive feeling or moodThe muted decor adds to the relaxed atmosphere.
a feeling of opulence and grandeur
He wanted to get the feel of the place.
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The meal gave the occasion an almost festive air.
The children were brought up in completely different environments.
I appreciate the sounds, smells and the spirit of the place.
The tone of the letter was very friendly.
First set the mood with some music.
A major change of political climate is unlikely.
clothes with a nostalgic Forties flavour
She had an aura of authority.
The overall ambience of the room is cosy.
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in the sense of ambience
the atmosphere of a placeThe overall ambience of the room is cosy.
in the sense of aura
a distinctive air or quality associated with a person or thingShe had an aura of authority.
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