Wordlist: Negative emotions and feelings - List 1

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unhappy
 
not happy and/or not satisfied
 
sad
 
feeling sorrow, sometimes as if wanting to cry; mournful
 
depressed
 
unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others
 
despair
 
loss of hope; utter hopelessness
 
desperate
 
being filled with, or in a state of despair; hopeless
 
afraid
 
impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear of something dreadful
 
be afraid of
 
to be in fear of something
 
fear
 
a strong, uncontrollable, unpleasant emotion caused by actual or perceived danger or threat
 
worry
 
to be troubled, to give way to mental anxiety; disturb the peace of mind of someone
 
worried
 
thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy
 
jealousy
 
a state of suspicious guarding towards a spouse, lover etc., from fears of infidelity
 
jealous
 
bitterly or enviously competitive; fearful of being replaced, in position or in affection
 
envy
 
a resentful desire of something possessed by others (but not limited to material possessions)
 
envy
 
to feel displeasure or hatred towards someone for their good fortune or possessions
 
despise
 
to regard with contempt or scorn; a feeling similar to hatred
 
cry
 
to shed tears, often because of unhappiness
 
horrified
 
struck with horror
 
lonely
 
unhappy because one is without companions
 
angry
 
displaying or feeling anger, a dislike of things that happened against one's wish or will
 
 
  • unhappy
    • unhappy[ʌnˈhæpi](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • not happy and/or not satisfied
    • Example:
      • A moment in time may make us unhappy forever.
      • Synonym(s):
        sad
      • Antonym(s):
        happy, glad, delighted, joyful
  • sad
    • sad[sæd](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • feeling sorrow, sometimes as if wanting to cry; mournful
    • Example:
      • She gets sad when he's away.
      • Synonym(s):
        discomforted, distressed, uncomfortable, unhappy, depressed
      • Antonym(s):
        happy, cheerful
  • depressed
    • depressed[dəˈprɛst](adverb)
    • Definition:
      • unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others
    • Example:
      • After her mother's death she got really depressed.
    • despair[dɛspɛə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • loss of hope; utter hopelessness
    • Example:
      • He turned around in despair, aware that he was not going to survive.
  • desperate
    • desperate['dɛspɹət](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • being filled with, or in a state of despair; hopeless
    • Example:
      • I was so desperate when I lost my job.
  • afraid
    • afraid[əˈfɹeɪd](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear of something dreadful
    • Example:
      • He is afraid of death.
      • Synonym(s):
        anxious, apprehensive, fearful, timid
    • be afraid of(phrasal verb)
    • Definition:
      • to be in fear of something
    • Example:
      • She's afraid of spiders.
    • fear, fears[fiə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a strong, uncontrollable, unpleasant emotion caused by actual or perceived danger or threat
    • Example:
      • He was struck by fear on seeing the snake.
      • Synonym(s):
        dread, terror, anxiety, apprehension
    • worry[ˈwʌri](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to be troubled, to give way to mental anxiety; disturb the peace of mind of someone
    • Example:
      • Stop worrying about your test, it’ll be fine.
  • worried
    • worried[ˈwʌrid](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy
    • Example:
      • Before our first date I was worried he might not like me.
    • jealousy, jealousies[ˈʤɛləsi](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a state of suspicious guarding towards a spouse, lover etc., from fears of infidelity
    • Example:
      • She was very angry at him for meeting another woman, but she didn't show her jealousy.
  • jealous
    • jealous[ˈʤɛləs](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • bitterly or enviously competitive; fearful of being replaced, in position or in affection
    • Example:
      • He is jealous of the success of his friends.
    • envy[ˈɛnviː](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a resentful desire of something possessed by others (but not limited to material possessions)
    • Example:
      • When he saw his neighbour's new car, his envy was obvious.
  • envy
    • envy[ˈɛnviː](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to feel displeasure or hatred towards someone for their good fortune or possessions
    • Example:
      • Although she was pretty, the young woman envied her best friend for her good looks.
  • despise
    • despise[dɪ'spaɪz](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to regard with contempt or scorn; a feeling similar to hatred
    • Example:
      • I rather despise arrogant and ignorant people.
      • Antonym(s):
        respect
  • cry
    • cry[kɹaɪ̯](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to shed tears, often because of unhappiness
    • Example:
      • That sad movie always makes me cry.
      • Synonym(s):
        weep
      • Antonym(s):
        laugh
  • horrified
    • horrified[ˈhɒrɪfaɪd](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • struck with horror
    • Example:
      • She was horrified by the shrill cry she suddenly heard.
  • lonely
    • lonely[ˈləʊnli](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • unhappy because one is without companions
    • Example:
      • After they broke up, they both felt lonely and missed each other.
      • Synonym(s):
        lonesome, solitary, alone, unaccompanied
  • angry
    • angry[ˈæŋ.ɡri](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • displaying or feeling anger, a dislike of things that happened against one's wish or will
    • Example:
      • His face became angry when he saw the burglars.
      • Synonym(s):
        mad, enraged, furious, irritated
 

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unhappy
sad
depressed
despair
desperate
afraid
fear
worry
worried
jealousy
jealous
envy
envy
despise
cry
horrified
lonely
angry
 
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        depressed
        horrified
        horrified
        cry
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        angry
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        be afraid of
        to be in fear of something
        jealousy
        a state of suspicious guarding towards a spouse, lover etc., from fears of infidelity
        cry
        to shed tears, often because of unhappiness
        envy
        a resentful desire of something possessed by others (but not limited to material possessions)
        horrified
        struck with horror
        desperate
        being filled with, or in a state of despair; hopeless
        jealous
        bitterly or enviously competitive; fearful of being replaced, in position or in affection
        despise
        to regard with contempt or scorn; a feeling similar to hatred
        angry
        displaying or feeling anger, a dislike of things that happened against one's wish or will
        envy
        to feel displeasure or hatred towards someone for their good fortune or possessions
        despair
        loss of hope; utter hopelessness
        depressed
        unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others
        fear
        a strong, uncontrollable, unpleasant emotion caused by actual or perceived danger or threat
        unhappy
        not happy and/or not satisfied
        worried
        thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy
         
         
         

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        jealous
        bitterly or enviously competitive; fearful of being replaced, in position or in affection
        horrified
        struck with horror
        angry
        displaying or feeling anger, a dislike of things that happened against one's wish or will
        worried
        thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy
        envy
        to feel displeasure or hatred towards someone for their good fortune or possessions
        afraid
        impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear of something dreadful
        unhappy
        not happy and/or not satisfied
        despise
        to regard with contempt or scorn; a feeling similar to hatred
        depressed
        unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others
        desperate
        being filled with, or in a state of despair; hopeless
        lonely
        unhappy because one is without companions
         
         
         
         

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