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Synonyms of 'atmosphere'

(noun) 
Definition
the mass of gases surrounding the earth or any other heavenly body
These gases pollute the atmosphere of towns and cities.
Synonyms
air
They released balloons in the air.
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sky
The sun is already high in the sky.
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heavens
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aerosphere
(noun) 
Definition
a pervasive feeling or mood
The muted decor adds to the relaxed atmosphere.
Synonyms
feeling
a feeling of opulence and grandeur
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feel
He wanted to get the feel of the place.
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air
The meal gave the occasion an almost festive air.
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environment
The children were brought up in completely different environments.
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spirit
I appreciate the sounds, smells and the spirit of the place.
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tone
The tone of the letter was very friendly.
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mood
First set the mood with some music.
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climate
A major change of political climate is unlikely.
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flavour
clothes with a nostalgic Forties flavour
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aura
She had an aura of authority.
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ambience
The overall ambience of the room is cosy.
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vibes (slang)

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Additional synonyms

in the sense of ambience
Definition
the atmosphere of a place
The overall ambience of the room is cosy.
in the sense of aura
Definition
a distinctive air or quality associated with a person or thing
She had an aura of authority.
Synonyms
in the sense of climate
Definition
a prevailing trend
A major change of political climate is unlikely.

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