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e·mo·tion

 (ĭ-mō′shən)
n.
1. A mental state that arises spontaneously rather than through conscious effort and is often accompanied by physiological changes; a feeling: the emotions of joy, sorrow, and anger.
2. Such mental states or the qualities that are associated with them, especially in contrast to reason: a decision based on emotion rather than logic.

[French émotion, from Old French, from esmovoir, to excite, from Vulgar Latin *exmovēre : Latin ex-, ex- + Latin movēre, to move; see meuə- in Indo-European roots.]

emotion

(ɪˈməʊʃən)
n
any strong feeling, as of joy, sorrow, or fear
[C16: from French, from Old French esmovoir to excite, from Latin ēmovēre to disturb, from movēre to move]

e•mo•tion

(ɪˈmoʊ ʃən)

n.
1. an affective state of consciousness in which joy, sorrow, fear, etc., is experienced, as distinguished from cognitive and volitional states of consciousness.
2. any of the feelings of joy, sorrow, hate, love, etc.
3. a strong agitation of the feelings caused by experiencing love, fear, etc.
[1570–80; appar. < Middle French esmotion, derived on the model of movoir: motion, from esmovoir to set in motion, move the feelings < Vulgar Latin *exmovēre, for Latin ēmovēre; see e-, move, motion]
e•mo′tion•less, adj.
syn: See feeling.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emotion - any strong feelingemotion - any strong feeling      
feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
CER, conditioned emotion, conditioned emotional response - an emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning
anger, ire, choler - a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
fear, fearfulness, fright - an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
reverence, veneration, awe, fear - a feeling of profound respect for someone or something; "the fear of God"; "the Chinese reverence for the dead"; "the French treat food with gentle reverence"; "his respect for the law bordered on veneration"
anxiety - a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
joy, joyfulness, joyousness - the emotion of great happiness
love - a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"
hate, hatred - the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
emotional state, spirit - the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection); "his emotional state depended on her opinion"; "he was in good spirits"; "his spirit rose"

emotion

noun
2. instinct, sentiment, sensibility, intuition, tenderness, gut feeling, soft-heartedness the split between reason and emotion

emotion

noun
A complex and usually strong subjective response, such as love or hate:
Translations
إنْفِعالعَاطِفَةعاطِفَه
emocepocit
følelsesindsbevægelse
tunne
emocija
érzésindulat
geîshræring
感情
감정
emocijaemocinisemocionaliaiemocionalusjausmas
emocijasjūtassaviļņojums
dojatieemócia
čustvo
känsla
อารมณ์
cảm xúc

emotion

[ɪˈməʊʃən] N
1. (= passion) → emoción f
her voice trembled with emotionsu voz temblaba de emoción
he never shows any emotionnunca deja ver ninguna emoción
the split between reason and emotionla división entre la razón y los sentimientosel conflicto entre los dictados de la mente y del corazón
2. (= sensation) (eg happiness, love, fear, anger) → sentimiento m
he struggled to control his emotionsluchaba para controlar sus sentimientos

emotion

[ɪˈməʊʃən] n
(= feeling) → sentiment m
Guilt is an extremely negative emotion → La culpabilité est un sentiment extrêmement négatif.
reason vs emotion → la raison contre les sentiments
to express one's emotions → exprimer ses sentiments
(= strong feeling) → émotion f
Her voice trembled with emotion → Sa voix tremblait d'émotion.
to speak with emotion → parler avec émotion
to be overcome with emotion [person] → être terrassé(e) par l'émotion
to show no emotion → ne montrer aucune émotion

emotion

n
Gefühl nt, → Emotion f, → Gefühlsregung f; to dissociate emotion from reasonVerstand und Gefühl trennen
no pl (= state of being moved)(Gemüts)bewegung f, → Bewegtheit f; to show no emotionunbewegt bleiben; in a voice full of emotionmit bewegter Stimme; there was absolutely no emotion in his voiceseine Stimme war völlig emotionslos

emotion

[ɪˈməʊʃn] nemozione f; (love, jealousy) → sentimento

emotion

(iˈməuʃən) noun
1. a (strong) feeling of any kind. Fear, joy, anger, love, jealousy are all emotions.
2. the moving or upsetting of the mind or feelings. He was overcome by/with emotion.
eˈmotional adjective
1. of the emotions. Emotional problems are affecting her work.
2. (negative unemotional) causing or showing emotion. an emotional farewell.
3. (negative unemotional) (of a person) easily affected by joy, anger, grief etc. She is a very emotional person; She is very emotional.
eˈmotionally adverb

emotion

عَاطِفَة pocit følelse Gefühl συναίσθημα emoción tunne émotion emocija emozione 感情 감정 emotie følelse emocja emoção эмоция känsla อารมณ์ duygu cảm xúc 情绪

e·mo·tion

n. emoción, sentimiento intenso.

emotion

n emoción f
References in classic literature ?
It is clear that an emotion is essentially complex, and we have to inquire whether it ever contains any non-physiological material not reducible to sensations and images and their relations.
Exposition (as in most essays) cannot as a rule be permeated with so much emotion as narration or, certainly, as lyric poetry.
Therefore you love me a little, I hope," replied Athos, in a tone of emotion.
Delafield overcame the sudden emotion created by the surprise, and spoke.
She looked at the officer with a respectful emotion which shook his heart.
Here he comes," she murmured, and they could hear that her lips were dry with emotion.
We had dined together at the club, had come home in a cab and--in short, everything had been done in the most prosaic way; and why John Bartine should break in upon the natural and established order of things to make himself spectacular with a display of emotion, apparently for his own entertainment, I could nowise understand.
Pierre was among those who saw him come out from the merchants' hall with tears of emotion in his eyes.
Now leaning on the netting of the forecastle, now on the taffrail, I devoured with eagerness the soft foam which whitened the sea as far as the eye could reach; and how often have I shared the emotion of the majority of the crew, when some capricious whale raised its black back above the waves
The love of parents for their children is the only emotion which is quite disinterested.
Feeling angry with his wife because what he had expected had come to pass, which was that at the moment of arrival, when his heart throbbed with emotion and anxiety to know how his brother was getting on, he should have to be seeing after her, instead of rushing straight to his brother, Levin conducted her to the room assigned them.
She succeeded in that, and the emotion only passed over her face like the spirit of a sob; but it added to Rosamond's impression that Mrs.