Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun atmosphere

6 senses of atmosphere

Sense 1
atmosphere, ambiance, ambience -- (a particular environment or surrounding influence; "there was an atmosphere of excitement")
       => condition, status -- (a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations")

Sense 2
standard atmosphere, atmosphere, atm, standard pressure -- (a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade)
       => pressure unit -- (a unit measuring force per unit area)

Sense 3
atmosphere, air -- (the mass of air surrounding the Earth; "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"; "it was exposed to the air")
       => region, part -- (the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space")

Sense 4
atmosphere, atmospheric state -- (the weather or climate at some place; "the atmosphere was thick with fog")
       => weather, weather condition, conditions, atmospheric condition -- (the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation; "they were hoping for good weather"; "every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception"; "the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow")

Sense 5
atmosphere -- (the envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body)
       => gas -- (a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely)

Sense 6
air, aura, atmosphere -- (a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "an air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"; "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters"; "the place had an aura of romance")
       => quality -- (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare)

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