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Word of the Day 08/10/16 Emotional

Emotional (adjective)
emotional [ih-moh-shuh-nl]
(previously 01-24-13)

adjective
1. pertaining to or involving emotion or the emotions.
2. subject to or easily affected by emotion: We are an emotional family, given to demonstrations of affection.
3. appealing to the emotions: an emotional request for contributions.
4. showing or revealing very strong emotions: an emotional scene in a play.
5. actuated, effected, or determined by emotion rather than reason: An emotional decision is often a wrong decision.
6. governed by emotion: He is in a highly emotional state of mind.

Synonyms
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2. temperamental, effusive, demonstrative, sentimental.

Antonyms
2. undemonstrative, unsentimental, inexpressive.

Origin: 1840-50; emotion + -al

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