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intr.v. e·mot·ed, e·mot·ing, e·motes
To express emotion, especially in an excessive or theatrical manner: "The more she emotes, the less he listens" (Maggie Scarf).

[Back-formation from emotion.]

e·mot′er n.


(intr) to display exaggerated emotion, as in acting; behave theatrically
[C20: back formation from emotion]
eˈmoter n



v.i. e•mot•ed, e•mot•ing.
1. to show or pretend emotion.
2. to portray emotion in acting, esp. exaggeratedly or ineptly.
[1915–20, Amer.; back formation from emotion]
e•mot′er, n.


Past participle: emoted
Gerund: emoting

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Present Continuous
I am emoting
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
I was emoting
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Past Perfect
I had emoted
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Future Perfect
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I will be emoting
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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I would emote
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Past Conditional
I would have emoted
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.emote - give expression or emotion to, in a stage or movie role
act, play, represent - play a role or part; "Gielgud played Hamlet"; "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"; "She played the servant to her husband's master"


To make an emotional display:


[ɪˈməʊt] VIactuar de una manera muy emocionada


viseine Gefühle ausdrücken; (actor)Gefühle mimen
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