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Definition 1: of more than usual emotion - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where emotional or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his behavior was highly emotional

(emotional is similar to ...) expressing deep emotion

"the dancer's lyrical performance"

(emotional is similar to ...) used of music

(emotional is similar to ...) full of or expressing deep emotion

"soulful eyes" "soulful music"

(emotional is similar to ...) excessively or abnormally emotional

(emotional is similar to ...) subject to sharply varying moods

"a temperamental opera singer"

(emotional is similar to ...) intensely affecting the mind or emotions

"spending a week in the jungle was a mind-blowing experience" "a mind-blowing horror story"

(emotional is similar to ...) small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context)

"a nice little job" "bless your little heart" "my dear little mother" "a sweet little deal" "I'm tired of your petty little schemes" "filthy little tricks" "what a nasty little situation"

(emotional is similar to ...) prone to emotion

"hot-blooded Latin-Americans"

(emotional is similar to ...) worked up emotionally by anger or excitement

"was terribly het up over the killing of the eagle" "got really het up over the new taxes" "he was suddenly het up about racing cars"

(emotional is similar to ...) (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues

(emotional is similar to ...) fraught with great emotion

"an atmosphere charged with excitement" "an emotionally charged speech"

(emotional is similar to ...) emotionally purging (of e.g. art)

(emotional is similar to ...) effusively or insincerely emotional

"a bathetic novel" "maudlin expressions of sympathy" "mushy effusiveness" "a schmaltzy song" "sentimental soap operas" "slushy poetry"

(emotional is similar to ...) characterized by emotion

(means also ...) having or expressing strong emotions

(means also ...) arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion

"she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"

(means also ...) being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion

"too moved to speak" "very touched by the stranger's kindness"

(means also ...) psychologically warm; friendly and responsive

"a warm greeting" "a warm personality" "warm support"

(... are attributes of emotional) emotional nature or quality

Definition 2: determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where emotional or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was an emotional judgment

Definition 3: of or pertaining to emotion - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where emotional or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • emotional health
  • an emotional crisis

Definition 4: (of persons) excessively affected by emotion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where emotional or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for emotional in the sense of this definition

(emotional is similar to ...) troubled emotionally and usually deeply

"agitated parents"

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