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e·mo·tion·al

 (ĭ-mō′shə-nəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to emotion: an emotional illness; emotional crises.
2. Readily affected with or stirred by emotion: an emotional person who often weeps.
3. Arousing or intended to arouse the emotions: an emotional appeal.
4. Marked by or exhibiting emotion: an emotional farewell.

e·mo′tion·al′i·ty (-shə-năl′ĭ-tē) n.
e·mo′tion·al·ly adv.
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emotional

(ɪˈməʊʃənəl)
adj
1. of, characteristic of, or expressive of emotion
2. readily or excessively affected by emotion
3. appealing to or arousing emotion: an emotional piece of music.
4. caused, determined, or actuated by emotion rather than reason: an emotional argument.
eˌmotionˈality n
eˈmotionally adv
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e•mo•tion•al

(ɪˈmoʊ ʃə nl)

adj.
1. pertaining to or involving the emotions.
2. easily affected by emotion.
3. attempting to sway the emotions: an emotional plea for funds.
4. showing or describing very strong emotions.
5. based on emotion rather than reason: an emotional decision.
[1840–50]
e•mo′tion•al•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.emotional - determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason; "it was an emotional judgment"
cerebral, intellectual - involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct; "a cerebral approach to the problem"; "cerebral drama"
2.emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"
moved, stirred, touched, affected - being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion; "too moved to speak"; "very touched by the stranger's kindness"
moving - arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion; "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne
passionate - having or expressing strong emotions
warm - psychologically warm; friendly and responsive; "a warm greeting"; "a warm personality"; "warm support"
unemotional - unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion
3.emotional - of or pertaining to emotion; "emotional health"; "an emotional crisis"
4.emotional - (of persons) excessively affected by emotion; "he would become emotional over nothing at all"; "she was worked up about all the noise"
agitated - troubled emotionally and usually deeply; "agitated parents"
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emotional

adjective psychological, private, personal, hidden, spiritual, inner Victims are left with emotional problems that can last for life.
3. emotive, sensitive, controversial, delicate, contentious, heated, inflammatory, touchy, hot-button (informal) Selling ivory from elephants is a very emotional issue.
Usage: Although emotive can be used as a synonym of emotional, as in sense 4, there are differences in meaning that should first be understood. Emotional is the more general and neutral word for referring to anything to do with the emotions and emotional states. Emotive has the more restricted meaning of `tending to arouse emotion', and is often associated with issues, subjects, language, and words. However, since emotional can also mean `arousing emotion', with certain nouns it is possible to use either word, depending on the slant one wishes to give: an emotive/emotional appeal on behalf of the disadvantaged young.
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emotional

adjective
1. Relating to, arising from, or appealing to the emotions:
2. Readily stirred by emotion:
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Translations
عاطِفيعاطِفِيّمُثير للعَواطِف
citovýemoční
følelsesmæssigfølsomfølelsesladet
tunteellinen
emocionalan
érzelmi
hjartnæmurtilfinningalegurtilfinningaríkur
感情の
감정의
citovo založený
čustven
känslosam
เกี่ยวกับอารมณ์
xúc động

emotional

[ɪˈməʊʃənl]
A. ADJ
1. (= concerning the emotions) [well-being, problem, tension, development] → emocional; [abuse, need, relationship] → afectivo; [support, disorder] → emocional, afectivo
on an emotional levela nivel emocional
to be on an emotional roller coastersufrir altibajos emocionales
to be an emotional wreckestar destrozado emocionalmente
2. (= emotive, moving) [scene, farewell, welcome, subject] → emotivo; [experience, situation, appeal, speech] → emotivo, conmovedor
3. (= excitable) [outburst] → impulsivo; [response] → emotivo
Latins are very emotional peoplelos latinos son muy expresivos con sus sentimientos
to become or get emotionalreaccionar de una forma emocional
there's no need to get all emotional!¡no te pongas así!
4. (= sentimental) [person, behaviour] → sentimental, emotivo; [decision] → impulsivo
I got very emotional when the time came to say goodbyea la hora de despedirnos me puse muy sentimental
to become or get emotionalemocionarse
he became or got very emotional at the farewell partyse emocionó mucho en la fiesta de despedida
B. CPD emotional baggage N (fig) → bagaje m emocional
emotional blackmail Nchantaje m emocional
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emotional

[ɪˈməʊʃənəl] adj
[person] → émotif/ive, très sensible
to get emotional → se sentir ému(e)
to be emotional about sth → être sensible à propos de qch
(= moving, emotive) [scene] → émouvant(e); [plea] → émouvant(e); [issue] → sensible
(= psychological) [support, needs] → affectif/ive; [problems] → émotionnel(le); [reaction] → émotionnel(le)
emotional energy → énergie émotionnelleemotional blackmail nchantage m affectif
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emotional

adj
(= related to emotions, psychological) needs, security, involvement, detachment, reaction, energyemotional; problem, stress, trauma, abuseseelisch; support, developmentpsychologisch; to go through emotional turmoil/an emotional upheavaleinen Aufruhr der Gefühle erleben; emotional stateGemütszustand m; his emotional wellbeingsein seelisches Wohl; emotional lifeSeelenleben nt; emotional intensityGefühlsintensität f; on an emotional levelauf emotionaler Ebene; to be on an emotional highin Hochstimmung sein; to be at an emotional lowein seelisches Tief durchmachen; emotional wreckseelisches Wrack
(= emotive) issue, impact, experience, situationemotional
(= influenced by feelings) person, behaviour (characteristically) → emotional, gefühlsbetont; (in particular situation) → emotional, gefühlvoll; decisiongefühlsmäßig; scene, response, reactionemotional; farewell, welcomegefühlvoll; appeal, speechemotional, gefühlsbetont; he made an emotional appeal to his wifeer appellierte gefühlsbetont an seine Frau; the emotional appeal of a productdie gefühlsmäßige Anziehungskraft einer Ware; to be emotional about somethingsich über etw (acc)erregen or aufregen; to become or get emotionalsich erregen or aufregen; emotional outburstGefühlsausbruch m

emotional

:
emotional baggage
emotional blackmail
emotional cripple
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emotional

[ɪˈməʊʃənl] adj (person, nature) → emotivo/a; (moment, experience, story, scene) → commovente; (tone, speech) → carico/a d'emozione
emotional state → condizione f mentale
to be in a very emotional state → essere in uno stato di estrema confusione mentale
some films have a strong emotional appeal → certi film fanno presa sui sentimenti dello spettatore or coinvolgono emotivamente lo spettatore
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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
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emotional

عاطِفِيّ citový følelsesmæssig emotional συναισθηματικός emocional tunteellinen émotif emocionalan commovente 感情の 감정의 emotioneel følelsesmessig emocjonalny emocional эмоциональный känslosam เกี่ยวกับอารมณ์ duygusal xúc động 情感的
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e·mo·tion·al

a. emocional, rel. a las emociones;
___ bondvínculo ___;
___ disturbancessíntomas afectivos;
___ lifevida afectiva;
___ induced epilepsyepilepsia ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

emotional

adj emocional, afectivo, emotivo
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