Emotion ~ Emotional ~ Emotionality
- A natural instinctive state of mind deriving from one’s circumstances, mood, or relationships with others. E.g. he is attempting to control his emotion. Synonyms: feeling, sentiment; reaction, response. E.g. She is good at hiding her emotions. Passion, strength of feeling, warmth of feeling. E.g. overcome by emotion, he turned away.
- Instinctive or intuitive feeling as distinguished from reasoning or knowledge. E.g. responses have to be based on historical insight, not simply on emotion. Synonyms: instinct, intuition, gut feeling; sentiment, the heart. E.g. responses based purely on emotion.
- Of or relating to a person’s emotions. E.g. children with emotional outbursts. Synonyms: spiritual, inner, psychological, psychic, of the heart. E.g. their emotional needs are often ignored”
- Arousing or characterized by intense feeling.. E.g..an emotional speech. Synonyms: poignant, moving, touching, affecting, powerful, stirring, emotive, heart-rending, heartwarming, impassioned, dramatic; haunting, pathetic, sentimental; informal: tear-jerking. E.g. he paid an emotional tribute to his wife.
- Of a person having feelings that are easily excited and openly displayed. E.g. he was a strongly emotional young man. Synonyms: passionate, hot-blooded, ardent, fervent, excitable, temperamental, melodramatic, tempestuous; demonstrative, responsive, tender, loving, feeling, sentimental, sensitive. E.g. an emotional young man.
- Emotionality: emotional nature or quality.
The power of emotional self-awareness comes from understanding, and managing emotions. Out of Pocket explores the factors of emotions and the understanding of them and how they integrate with life skills. We can name emotions and explore ways to be more self-aware in dealings, within personal, business and social settings.
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