Examples of emotion in a Sentence
a display of raw emotion
The defendant showed no emotion when the verdict was read.
She was overcome with emotion at the news of her friend's death.
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Regina Gill will identify ways to learn a simple practice to quiet the mind and calm emotions when confronting disturbing events or circumstances that bring stress.
And that explained the trio of emotions that were churning within me: grief, compassion, gratitude.
Yet that momentous and inspiring emotion is primarily aimed at the comrades fighting either side of them, not the flag.
Like the renewal of anything that seems as self-contained as American Vandal, this news inspires mixed emotions.
Dinson admitted to having some mixed emotions about returning to Kyle Field.
O’Donovan, who grew up in New Jersey, made no statement in court and showed no emotion as the request was dismissed.
Also abnormal, and delightfully so, was the amount of visible emotion the players displayed.
My favorite part of Sam Esmail's writing has always been the way he re-purposes the language of coding and tech to describe human emotions, and this might be the most beautiful example yet.
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Origin and Etymology of emotion
First Known Use: 1579See Words from the same year
Synonymschord, feeling, passion, sentiment
Antonymsimpassiveness, impassivity, insensibility, insensibleness, insensitiveness, insensitivity
Related Wordsimpression, perception, sensation, sense; angle, attitude, outlook, perspective, standpoint, viewpoint; belief, conviction, judgment (or judgement), mind, notion, opinion, persuasion, verdict, view; receptiveness, receptivity, responsiveness, sensibility, sensitiveness, sensitivity
Near Antonymsinsensitiveness, insensitivity, unfeelingness
Synonym Discussion of emotion
- the feelings that once moved me are gone
- the drama portrays the emotions of adolescence
- a memoir of childhood filled with affection for her family
- her feminist sentiments are well known
- revenge became his ruling passion
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