Wordlist: Emotions and feelings basics

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feeling
 
a sensation, particularly through the skin, for example when someone touches you
 
feel
 
to become aware of through the skin, to use the sense of touch
 
emotion
 
a person's internal state of being and involuntary physiological response to an object or a situation, based on or tied to a physical state and sensory data
 
mood
 
a person's mental or emotional state, composure
 
temper
 
a tendency to anger or lose patience easily, being in a rather bad mood
 
like
 
to enjoy, be pleased by something; to prefer and maintain (an action) as a regular habit or activity; to find attractive, to have mild romantic feelings for somebody
 
likes and dislikes
 
 
interested
 
having or showing great attention and concern for someone or something; showing intellectual curiosity
 
sentimental
 
derived from emotion rather than reason; characterised by sentiment or excess emotion
 
nervous
 
easily agitated or alarmed by something; relating to or affecting the nerves; a feeling that many people have before an exam
 
confused
 
a feeling caused by something that makes no sense, something illogical
 
bored
 
uninterested, without attention; having nothing to do
 
shocked
 
surprised, startled, confused, or taken aback by something that was not expected
 
surprised
 
experiencing the pleasant feelings caused by something good that was unexpected
 
 
    • feeling, feelings[ˈfiːlɪŋ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sensation, particularly through the skin, for example when someone touches you
      • a sensation that you feel inside your body, often referred to the heart rather than to the brain; an emotional state or well-being
    • Example:
      • Many people still have feelings for their first love.
    • feel, felt, felt[fiːl](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to become aware of through the skin, to use the sense of touch
      • to experience an emotion or other mental state
    • Example:
      • I can feel the sadness in his poems.
    • emotion, emotions[əˈmoʊʃn̩](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person's internal state of being and involuntary physiological response to an object or a situation, based on or tied to a physical state and sensory data
    • Example:
      • Her face never shows any emotion.
      • Synonym(s):
        feeling, affect
    • mood, moods[muːd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person's mental or emotional state, composure
    • Example:
      • I'm in a sad mood since I dumped my lover.
      • Synonym(s):
        composure, humour, spirits, temperament
    • temper, tempers['tɛmpə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a tendency to anger or lose patience easily, being in a rather bad mood
    • Example:
      • He has quite a temper when dealing with salespeople.
    • like[laɪk](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to enjoy, be pleased by something; to prefer and maintain (an action) as a regular habit or activity; to find attractive, to have mild romantic feelings for somebody
    • Example:
      • I like skiing in winter.
      • Antonym(s):
        dislike, hate
    • likes and dislikes(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • What are your likes and dislikes?
  • interested
    • interested[ˈɪntɹɛstɪd](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • having or showing great attention and concern for someone or something; showing intellectual curiosity
    • Example:
      • I'm very interested in going to see that play.
  • sentimental
    • sentimental(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • derived from emotion rather than reason; characterised by sentiment or excess emotion
    • Example:
      • She never thought he could be so sentimental.
  • nervous
    • nervous[ˈnɜː.vəs](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • easily agitated or alarmed by something; relating to or affecting the nerves; a feeling that many people have before an exam
    • Example:
      • Are you nervous to meet your father-in-law?
      • Antonym(s):
        calm, relaxed
  • confused
    • confused[kənˈfjuːzd](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • a feeling caused by something that makes no sense, something illogical
    • Example:
      • I was confused by all the people suddenly showing up at my place.
      • Synonym(s):
        puzzled, perplexed
  • bored
    • bored['bɔː(r)d](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • uninterested, without attention; having nothing to do
    • Example:
      • When there's nothing to do and no one of my friends are around, I really get bored.
  • shocked
    • shocked[ʃɒkt](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • surprised, startled, confused, or taken aback by something that was not expected
    • Example:
      • She was shocked by the high amount she had to pay.
  • surprised
    • surprised[səˈpɹaɪzd](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • experiencing the pleasant feelings caused by something good that was unexpected
    • Example:
      • She was surprised by all the presents she got.
      • Synonym(s):
        astonished
 

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        shocked
        surprised, startled, confused, or taken aback by something that was not expected
        mood
        a person's mental or emotional state, composure
        bored
        uninterested, without attention; having nothing to do
        nervous
        easily agitated or alarmed by something; relating to or affecting the nerves; a feeling that many people have before an exam
        temper
        a tendency to anger or lose patience easily, being in a rather bad mood
        feeling
        a sensation, particularly through the skin, for example when someone touches you
        like
        to enjoy, be pleased by something; to prefer and maintain (an action) as a regular habit or activity; to find attractive, to have mild romantic feelings for somebody
        feel
        to become aware of through the skin, to use the sense of touch
        confused
        a feeling caused by something that makes no sense, something illogical
        sentimental
        derived from emotion rather than reason; characterised by sentiment or excess emotion
        surprised
        experiencing the pleasant feelings caused by something good that was unexpected
        emotion
        a person's internal state of being and involuntary physiological response to an object or a situation, based on or tied to a physical state and sensory data
        likes and dislikes
        interested
        having or showing great attention and concern for someone or something; showing intellectual curiosity
         
         
         

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        shocked
        surprised, startled, confused, or taken aback by something that was not expected
        confused
        a feeling caused by something that makes no sense, something illogical
        surprised
        experiencing the pleasant feelings caused by something good that was unexpected
        bored
        uninterested, without attention; having nothing to do
        interested
        having or showing great attention and concern for someone or something; showing intellectual curiosity
        sentimental
        derived from emotion rather than reason; characterised by sentiment or excess emotion
        nervous
        easily agitated or alarmed by something; relating to or affecting the nerves; a feeling that many people have before an exam
         
         
         
         

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