What does emotional mean?

Definitions for emotional
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word emotional.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. emotional(adj)

    determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason

    "it was an emotional judgment"

  2. emotional(adj)

    of more than usual emotion

    "his behavior was highly emotional"

  3. emotional(adj)

    of or pertaining to emotion

    "emotional health"; "an emotional crisis"

  4. aroused, emotional, excited, worked up(adj)

    (of persons) excessively affected by emotion

    "he would become emotional over nothing at all"; "she was worked up about all the noise"

Wiktionary

  1. emotional(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the emotions.

    emotional crisis

  2. emotional(Adjective)

    Characterised by emotion.

  3. emotional(Adjective)

    Determined by emotion rather than reason.

    emotional decision

  4. emotional(Adjective)

    Appealing to or arousing emotion.

    emotional speech

  5. emotional(Adjective)

    Easily affected by emotion.

    She's an emotional person.

  6. emotional(Adjective)

    Readily displaying emotion.

    emotional greeting

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emotional(adj)

    pertaining to, or characterized by, emotion; excitable; easily moved; sensational; as, an emotional nature

Freebase

  1. Emotional

    Emotional is the fourth studio album by the Austrian musician Falco released in 1986.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'emotional' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2804

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'emotional' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4339

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'emotional' in Adjectives Frequency: #377

How to pronounce emotional?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say emotional in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of emotional in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of emotional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of emotional in a Sentence

  1. Jemele Hill:

    I probably did what you shouldn’t do when you feel emotional, a little angry, is go to Twitter. And I got into a dialogue… obviously everybody has seen the tweets, you know what I said, i did not expect in that moment that it was going to become what it became... it leads to the president personally calling me out.

  2. Andrew Schneider:

    Continuous unremitting darkness has been known to send some people into an emotional tailspin, so the management here at KBHR radio suggests locking away the firearms. The desire to stick that 45 between the teeth can get pretty strong at times, so why invite temptation.

  3. Jeremy Hunt:

    I am concerned that your companies seem content with a situation where thousands of users breach your own terms and conditions on the minimum user age, i fear that you are collectively turning a blind eye to a whole generation of children being exposed to the harmful emotional side effects of social media prematurely.

  4. James Gordon Gilkey:

    Most of us think ourselves as standing wearily and helplessly at the center of a circle bristling with tasks, burdens, problems, annoyance, and responsibilities which are rushing in upon us. At every moment we have a dozen different things to do, a dozen problems to solve, a dozen strains to endure. We see ourselves as overdriven, overburdened, overtired. This is a common mental picture and it is totally false. No one of us, however crowded his life, has such an existence. What is the true picture of your life? Imagine that there is an hour glass on your desk. Connecting the bowl at the top with the bowl at the bottom is a tube so thin that only one grain of sand can pass through it at a time. That is the true picture of your life, even on a super busy day, The crowded hours come to you always one moment at a time. That is the only way they can come. The day may bring many tasks, many problems, strains, but invariably they come in single file. You want to gain emotional poise? Remember the hourglass, the grains of sand dropping one by one.

  5. Ducks International:

    Plaintiff (Harris) has been rendered nervous by the incident, (He) has suffered anxiety of body and mind and has suffered emotional upset and loss of enjoyment of life, has suffered on going inability to sleep, horrific nightmares, distress, trauma, and post traumatic stress.

Images & Illustrations of emotional

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