Adjective "emotional" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Relating to a person's emotions.
  1. 'Relationships need your presence along with emotional and physical support.'
  2. 'We try to give them emotional support and an idea of what is right and wrong.'
  3. 'Trained volunteers will offer emotional support, information and advice in complete confidence.'
  4. 'They accuse their parents of not understanding them, of not offering emotional support.'
  5. 'The condition and treatment cause fatigue, but there are also emotional and practical issues to deal with.'
  6. 'Also, generous relatives may be able to offer emotional and financial support.'
  7. 'Students who were unable to take part because of emotional and behavioural difficulties showed their work on video.'
  8. 'His family is struggling and scrambling to deal with not only the emotional issues but the financial impact as well.'
  9. 'The emotional difficulties they face are just part of the problem.'
  10. 'We provided her with emotional support and tried to help her deal with the reality of her situation.'
  11. 'an emotional speech'
  12. 'We struggle with the emotional issues of success and failure in our lives, and what did we do?'
  13. 'Politicians, academics and campaigners today routinely frame public issues in emotional terms.'
  14. 'Controversial social and political issues underlay these emotional exchanges.'
  15. 'It was an intense, emotional experience shot through with moments of genius.'
  16. 'Everything that I'm drawn to is always pretty deep, emotional and intense.'
  17. 'At last night's meeting he was spearheading an intense and at times emotional debate on the countryside.'
  18. 'The devastated parents of a man murdered in a Bolton town centre street have issued an emotional plea to help catch his killer.'
  19. 'There are things he made me do in the film, very intense emotional work, that I didn't know I was capable of.'
  20. 'This in turn led to my somewhat hypocritical agreement about emotional children.'
  21. 'I would prefer an emotional hero any day to an intellectual superstar.'
  22. 'The square formed between the Moon and Pluto shows you have an intense emotional nature.'
  23. 'My first impression of him is that he's a very emotional person and he lets his emotions be seen.'
  24. 'That's why I was so emotional afterwards because all my personal hell was going through my head.'
  25. 'His grandfather was not, in the general way of things, an emotional man.'
  26. 'He's a very emotional person and he likes to be a father figure to all of his team.'
  27. 'He speaks simply, he's a very emotional man, and he shows a lot of passion in what he says.'
  28. 'He is an emotional man, whose attempts at toughness are often undermined by personal contact.'
  29. 'I try my best with the emotional parts, seeing as I'm not a very outwardly emotional person myself.'


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

More examples(as adjective)

"chairmen can be emotional on subjects."

"people can be emotional in politicses."

"times can be emotional for people."

"sections can be emotional in finalities."

"places can be emotional as places."

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