Definition of 'emotion'
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But people are humans and they recognise human emotion and pain. The Sun (2016)This year must have been one of mixed emotions for a producer of a music obituary show. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We knew there would be strong emotions in the audience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But a study showed they can grasp the thoughts and emotions of a human. The Sun (2016)Emotions run high as he explores the personal stories of residents and the final performance is a sight to behold. The Sun (2017)This short but sweet game is a rollercoaster of emotions... fear and shock mostly. The Sun (2016)Emotions run high in the Square as there is more heartache from the disaster. The Sun (2017)Only when it was finished and he jumped so high for joy did his emotions spill over, tears following as he sat on the sidelines. The Sun (2017)My theory of sentimentality is that it's a form of bogus emotion for people who don't really feel much emotion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It can mean that negative emotions such as anger, sadness, envy and guilt are seen as not just undesirable but unhealthy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Within ourselves we are at various times aware or unaware of strong emotions and fantasies. Know Your Own Mind (1991)Those were the emotions running through my head to put those challenges in. The Sun (2011)You need to be able to pick up on emotions without seeing people. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Their open and unbridled emotion is a joy to watch. The Sun (2008)When a character is feeling emotion he or she acts very clearly and there is music. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The big cheese of negative emotions is anger. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You can be sad but that is a much less disturbing emotion than anger. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There may be a problem in the brain parts linking emotion with memory. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The winner mentality rarely encompasses a broad spectrum of human emotions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is hardly a situation or emotion that does not demand food. Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)When the call came the atmosphere was thick with mixed emotion. Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)When it comes to love your emotions calm down just enough for you to handle relationships wisely. The Sun (2011)We have to overcome years of habit to release fear and trapped emotions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She has trouble expressing feelings and emotions. The Sun (2015)This allows you to distance yourself from the strong emotions involved when you argue. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It just shows how high emotions are running. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He is spot on saying he brings out emotions in people when doing his interviews. The Sun (2011)The emotion and joy are overwhelming for an outsider such as myself. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Negative patterns and emotions that have been passed down from generation to generation. Mothers who Leave (1994)There is a lot of anger and emotion. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Having problems with emotions is part of the human condition. Positive Parent Power (1991)The findings were supported by academics who said dolphins could detect human emotions in songs. The Sun (2013)She's managed to combine a heightened character with grounded emotions. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'emotion'
British English: emotion /ɪˈməʊʃən/ NOUN
An emotion is a feeling such as happiness, love, fear, anger, or hatred, which can be caused by the situation that you are in or the people you are with.
He never shows his emotions.
- American English: emotion
- Arabic: عَاطِفَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: emoção
- Chinese: 情绪
- Croatian: emocija
- Czech: pocit
- Danish: følelse
- Dutch: emotie
- European Spanish: emoción
- Finnish: tunne
- French: émotion
- German: Gefühl
- Greek: συναίσθημα
- Italian: emozione
- Japanese: 感情
- Korean: 감정
- Norwegian: følelse
- Polish: emocja
- European Portuguese: emoção
- Romanian: emoție
- Russian: эмоция
- Spanish: emoción
- Swedish: känsla
- Thai: อารมณ์
- Turkish: duygu
- Ukrainian: емоція
- Vietnamese: cảm xúc
Definition of emotion from the Collins English Dictionary
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