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Meaning of EMOTIONAL

Pronunciation:  i'mowshunl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  of persons; excessively affected by emotion; "he would become emotional over nothing at all"; "she was worked up about all the noise"
  2. [adj]  extravagantly demonstrative; "insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship"; "a large gushing female"; "write unrestrained and gushy poetry"
  3. [adj]  of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"
  4. [adj]  determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason; "it was an emotional judgment"
  5. [adj]  of or pertaining to emotion; "emotional health"; "an emotional crisis"

EMOTIONAL is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: affectional, affective, agitated, aroused, bathetic, cathartic, charged, demonstrative, effusive, emotive, excited, funky, gushing(a), gushy, het up(p), hot-blooded, Latin, little, low-down, lyric, lyrical, maudlin, mawkish, mind-blowing, moody, mushy, overemotional, releasing, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, slushy, soulful, supercharged, temperamental, warm-toned, worked up
 Antonyms: cerebral, intellectual, unemotional
 See Also: moved(p), moving, passionate, warm



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\E*mo"tion*al\, a.
Pertaining to, or characterized by, emotion; excitable;
easily moved; sensational; as, an emotional nature.

Thesaurus Terms
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