Wordlist: Positive emotions and feelings - List 1

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want
 
to wish for or desire (something) that you don't have yet
 
enjoy
 
to receive pleasure or satisfaction from something
 
fancy
 
to be sexually attracted to; to appreciate without jealousy or greed
 
desire
 
more formal or stronger word for want, connoting emotion
 
prefer
 
to be in the habit of choosing something rather than something else; to favor, to select
 
love
 
an intense feeling of affection and care towards another person
 
love
 
to have a strong affection for somebody or something, to care deeply about someone
 
optimism
 
a tendency to expect the best, or at least, a favourable outcome; the belief that good will eventually triumph over evil
 
optimistic
 
expecting the best in all possible ways
 
hope
 
the belief or expectation that something wished for can or will happen
 
hope
 
to want something to happen, to expect; to be optimistic
 
touched
 
emotionally moved by something, made to feel emotion
 
 
  • want
    • want[wɒnt](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to wish for or desire (something) that you don't have yet
    • Example:
      • What do you want to eat?
      • Synonym(s):
        desire, wish for, would like
  • enjoy
    • enjoy[ɛnˈdʒɔɪ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to receive pleasure or satisfaction from something
    • Example:
      • I really enjoy dancing.
  • fancy
    • fancy[ˈfæn.si](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to be sexually attracted to; to appreciate without jealousy or greed
    • Example:
      • I fancy your new car, but I like my old one just fine.
      • Synonym(s):
        like
  • desire
    • desire[dɪˈzaɪə](verb)
    • Definition:
      • more formal or stronger word for want, connoting emotion
    • Example:
      • She has been desiring him since they first met.
  • prefer
    • prefer[pɾɛ'f(ə)ɾ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to be in the habit of choosing something rather than something else; to favor, to select
    • Example:
      • I prefer a cup of tea first thing in the morning.
  • love
    • love[lʌv](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an intense feeling of affection and care towards another person
    • Example:
      • A mother’s love is not easily shaken.
      • Antonym(s):
        hate, hatred
  • love
    • love[lʌv](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to have a strong affection for somebody or something, to care deeply about someone
    • Example:
      • I love walking barefoot on wet grass.
      • Antonym(s):
        hate, despise
    • optimism(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a tendency to expect the best, or at least, a favourable outcome; the belief that good will eventually triumph over evil
    • Example:
      • Your unshaken optimism is incredible!
      • Antonym(s):
        pessimism
  • optimistic
    • optimistic(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • expecting the best in all possible ways
    • Example:
      • She's optimistic concerning their future together.
      • Antonym(s):
        pessimistic
    • hope[həʊp](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the belief or expectation that something wished for can or will happen
    • Example:
      • I still have some hope that I can get to work on time.
  • hope
    • hope[həʊp](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to want something to happen, to expect; to be optimistic
    • Example:
      • I am still hoping that all will turn out well.
  • touched
    • touched[tʌʧd](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • emotionally moved by something, made to feel emotion
    • Example:
      • She was touched by his thoughtfulness.
      • Synonym(s):
        affected, moved
 

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Games and Quiz : Have Fun With Vocabulary

Complete the word by entering the missing letters!
want
enjoy
fancy
desire
prefer
love
love
optimism
optimistic
hope
hope
touched
 
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        love
        love+1
        fancy
        fancy
        love
        love
        touched
        touched
        desire
        desire
        prefer
        prefer
        optimistic
        optimistic
        hope
        hope
        want
        want
        enjoy
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        hope
        the belief or expectation that something wished for can or will happen
        desire
        more formal or stronger word for want, connoting emotion
        touched
        emotionally moved by something, made to feel emotion
        fancy
        to be sexually attracted to; to appreciate without jealousy or greed
        love
        to have a strong affection for somebody or something, to care deeply about someone
        love
        an intense feeling of affection and care towards another person
        optimism
        a tendency to expect the best, or at least, a favourable outcome; the belief that good will eventually triumph over evil
        hope
        to want something to happen, to expect; to be optimistic
        optimistic
        expecting the best in all possible ways
        prefer
        to be in the habit of choosing something rather than something else; to favor, to select
        enjoy
        to receive pleasure or satisfaction from something
        want
        to wish for or desire (something) that you don't have yet
         
         
         

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        fancy
        to be sexually attracted to; to appreciate without jealousy or greed
        optimistic
        expecting the best in all possible ways
        enjoy
        to receive pleasure or satisfaction from something
        touched
        emotionally moved by something, made to feel emotion
        prefer
        to be in the habit of choosing something rather than something else; to favor, to select
        want
        to wish for or desire (something) that you don't have yet
        love
        to have a strong affection for somebody or something, to care deeply about someone
        love+1
        an intense feeling of affection and care towards another person
        desire
        more formal or stronger word for want, connoting emotion
        hope
        to want something to happen, to expect; to be optimistic
         
         
         
         

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