emotional


emo·tion·al

adjective \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

: relating to emotions

: likely to show or express emotion : easily upset, excited, etc.

: showing emotion

Full Definition of EMOTIONAL

1
:  of or relating to emotion <an emotional disorder>
2
:  dominated by or prone to emotion <an emotional person>
3
:  appealing to or arousing emotion <an emotional sermon>
4
:  markedly aroused or agitated in feeling or sensibilities <gets emotional at weddings>
emo·tion·al·i·ty \-ˌmō-shə-ˈna-lə-tē\ noun
emo·tion·al·ly \-ˈmō-shnə-lē, -shə-nəl-ē\ adverb

Examples of EMOTIONAL

  1. He's a very emotional person.
  2. <worship at revival meetings often takes a markedly emotional form>

First Known Use of EMOTIONAL

1834

Rhymes with EMOTIONAL

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