emotional

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ɪˈməʊʃənəl/ or /ɪˈməʊʃnəl/
  • (US) IPA: /ɪˈmoʊʃənəl/ or /ɪˈmoʊʃnəl/ or /iˈmoʊʃənəl/

Adjective[change]

Positive
emotional

Comparative
none

Superlative
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  1. Emotional is when your feelings control what you do, rather than reason.
    His reasons for buying the old house were emotional.
  2. To be emotional, you show more emotion than is usual.
    She became quite emotional when her small child was missing.
  3. Emotional can be used to describe how the emotions affect things.
    The music was quite emotional and made everyone feel very sad.


Emotions or feelings (edit)

anger - confusion - embarrassment - envy - fear - happiness - hate - love - regret - sadness - shame - surprise - worry