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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Emotional Support: Measures the responsiveness and sensitivity of the classroom to children’s emotions, which helps develop their ability to interact with others.
The tastes represent the six emotions in life — sadness, happiness, anger, fear, disgust, and surprise respectively — which must all be experienced equally.
Haley Seda shines as Clara, exploring and inhabiting a complicated range of emotions, from abject sadness to imaginative delight when her toys come to life to save Christmas.
The spiritual search for God is suffused with great emotion, and the reverence for, and reliance on, the religious figures involved often affords them great power and influence.
If these guys had played this hard, with this much emotion, during that brutal four-game losing streak, this wouldn’t be a must-win game.
Optimists may argue that nebulous, innately human qualities like innovation, emotion, and intent will protect artists from being replaced by algorithms.
But where guns are concerned, there are no devils and no angels; only people, who shoot out of rage, despair or some terrible hybrid of desperate, contingent emotions that receive no sanction, or disavowal, from on high.
Trump said during the election, as if a constellation of ideas and beliefs, practiced by over three million of America’s own citizens, could actually have emotions.
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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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