Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1word1day,
Lizet Elaine

Tuesday word: Emotional

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018

Emotional (adjective)
e·mo·tion·al [ih-moh-shuh-nl]

1. pertaining to or involving emotion or the emotions.
2. subject to or easily affected by emotion: We are an emotional family, given to demonstrations of affection.
3. appealing to the emotions: an emotional request for contributions.
4. showing or revealing very strong emotions: an emotional scene in a play.
5. actuated, effected, or determined by emotion rather than reason: An emotional decision is often a wrong decision.
6. governed by emotion: He is in a highly emotional state of mind.

Related forms
e·mo·tion·al·ly , adverb
hy·per·e·mo·tion·al , adjective
hy·per·e·mo·tion·al·ly , adverb
non·e·mo·tion·al , adjective
non·e·mo·tion·al·ly , adverb
o·ver·e·mo·tion·al , adjective
o·ver·e·mo·tion·al·ly , adverb
pre·e·mo·tion·al , adjective
pre·e·mo·tion·al·ly , adverb
pseu·do·e·mo·tion·al , adjective
pseu·do·e·mo·tion·al·ly , adverb
qua·si-e·mo·tion·al , adjective
qua·si-e·mo·tion·al·ly , adverb
sem·i·e·mo·tion·al , adjective
sem·i·e·mo·tion·al·ly , adverb
un·e·mo·tion·al , adjective
un·e·mo·tion·al·ly , adverb

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2. temperamental, effusive, demonstrative, sentimental.

2. undemonstrative, unsentimental, inexpressive.

Origin: 1840–50; emotion + -al

Examples from the Web for emotional
Contemporary Examples of emotional

Deep, situational, and emotional jokes based on what is relevant and has a POINT!

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Trolls and Martyrdom: Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie
Arthur Chu
January 9, 2015

Human evolution has left men as deeply wired for emotional connections to children as women are.

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How Good Dads Can Change the World
Gary Barker, PhD, Michael Kaufman
January 6, 2015

Dern, then, is responsible for carrying the emotional weight of some of the most wrenching scenes in the pair of tearjerkers.

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Crying With Laura Dern: The Star on Her Oscar-Worthy ‘Wild’ Turn
Kevin Fallon
December 3, 2014

To call Wild an emotional film would be an egregious disservice to its astounding journey to screen.

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Crying With Laura Dern: The Star on Her Oscar-Worthy ‘Wild’ Turn
Kevin Fallon
December 3, 2014

The first three episodes were very quick, but there were also episodes that were about emotional movement.

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‘Walking Dead’ Showrunner Scott Gimple Teases ‘Darker, Weirder’ Times Ahead
Melissa Leon
December 2, 2014

Historical Examples of emotional
As we should say to-day, he was too emotional , and lived on his nerves.

The Man Shakespeare
Frank Harris

New Yorkers aren't like our whole-souled, emotional Western folks.

The Bacillus of Beauty
Harriet Stark

The only thing that matters to us is the emotional state of the masses.

The Secret Agent
Joseph Conrad

His emotional nature had never, as yet, been deeply stirred.

The Inn at the Red Oak
Latta Griswold

We are careless of form and type, yet we crave the emotional stimulus.

The American Mind
Bliss Perry
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