Translation of "emotion" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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emotionnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ɪˈməʊ.ʃən/ us /ɪˈmoʊ.ʃən/

B2 a strong feeling such as love or anger, or strong feelings in general

Like a lot of men, he finds it hard to express his emotions. 像很多男人一样,他不大会表达自己的感情。
My mother was overcome with emotion and burst into tears. 我母亲控制不住自己的感情,泪如雨下。

More examples

  • He showed no emotion as he walked into the witness box.
  • Overcome by emotion, she found herself unable to speak for a few minutes.
  • The British traditionally tend not to display much emotion in public.
  • As an actor he could communicate a whole range of emotions.
  • The manager warned his young players not to get carried away by the emotion of the occasion.

(Translation of “emotion” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)