HyperDic: emotional

English > 4 senses of the word emotional:
ADJECTIVEallemotionaldetermined or actuated by emotion rather than reason
allemotionalof more than usual emotion
pertemotionalof or pertaining to emotion
allemotional, aroused, excited, worked up(of persons) excessively affected by emotion
emotional > pronunciation
Soundsihmow'shahnahl; iy'mowshahnahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > emotional: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningDetermined or actuated by emotion rather than reason.
Example"it was an emotional judgment"
Oppositecerebral, intellectualInvolving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct
Spanishemocional, emotivo
Catalanemocional, emotiu
Nounsemotionany strong feeling
emotionalityemotional nature or quality
English > emotional: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf more than usual emotion.
Example"his behavior was highly emotional"
Attribute ofemotionality, emotionalismemotional nature or quality
Narroweraffectional, affective, emotiveCharacterized by emotion
bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, sappy, soppy, soupy, slushyeffusively or insincerely emotional
cathartic, releasingemotionally purging (of e.g. art)
charged, superchargedfraught with great emotion
funky, low-down(of jazz / jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues
het upworked up emotionally by anger or excitement
hot-bloodedprone to emotion
littlesmall in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context)
lyric, lyricalExpressing deep emotion
mind-blowingintensely affecting the mind or emotions
moody, temperamentalsubject to sharply varying moods
overemotional, sloppyexcessively or abnormally emotional
soulfulFull of or expressing deep emotion
warm-tonedUsed of music
See alsomoved, affected, stirred, touchedexcited or provoked to the expression of an emotion
movingArousing or capable of arousing deep emotion
passionateHaving or expressing strong emotions
warmpsychologically warm
Oppositeunemotionalunsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion
Spanishemocional, emotivo
Nounsemotionalityemotional nature or quality
Adverbsemotionallyin an emotional manner
English > emotional: 4 senses > adjective 3, pert
MeaningOf or pertaining to emotion.
  • "emotional health"
  • "an emotional crisis"
Nounsemotionany strong feeling
emotionalityemotional nature or quality
Adverbsemotionallywith regard to emotions
English > emotional: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(of persons) excessively affected by emotion.
Example"he would become emotional over nothing at all"
Synonymsaroused, excited, worked up
BroaderagitatedTroubled emotionally and usually deeply
Spanishapasionado, emocionado, emocional, emotivo, exaltado
Catalanapassionat, emocional, emocionat, emotiu, exaltat, excitat
Nounsemotionalityemotional nature or quality

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