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emotional

e·mo·tion·al

emotional

 
 
pronunciation:
ih mo sh nl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to emotion.
 
synonyms:
affective, emotive, sentimental
antonyms:
nonemotional, physical
similar words:
heated
definition 2: easily roused to subjective response; tending to experience emotion.
synonyms:
excitable, feeling, sensitive, sentimental
antonyms:
apathetic, clinical, dispassionate, emotionless, impersonal, unemotional
similar words:
ardent, fervent, high-strung, nervous, passionate, temperamental, vulnerable
definition 3: given to expressing or displaying emotion.
synonyms:
demonstrative
antonyms:
impassive, reserved, sedate, stolid, unemotional
similar words:
ardent, feeling, fervent, passionate, reactive, responsive, sensitive, sentimental
definition 4: capable of stirring emotions, or tending to stir emotions.
an emotional scene from a movie
synonyms:
emotive, moving, sentimental, touching
antonyms:
unaffecting, unemotional, unmoving
similar words:
heartrending, heartwarming, heated, impassioned, intense, stirring, tearful, thrilling
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