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German translation of “emotion”

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emotion

noun /iˈməuʃən/
a (strong) feeling of any kind
die Gefühlsbewegung
Fear, joy, anger, love, jealousy are all emotions.
the moving or upsetting of the mind or feelings
das Gefühl
He was overcome by/with emotion.
emotional adjective of the emotions
gefühlsbedingt
Emotional problems are affecting her work.
(negative unemotional) causing or showing emotion
gefühlvoll
an emotional farewell.
(negative unemotional) (of a person) easily affected by joy, anger, grief etc
emotional
She is a very emotional person She is very emotional.
emotionally adverb
Translations of “emotion”
in Korean 감정…
in Arabic عَاطِفة, إحْساس…
in French émotion…
in Italian emozione, sentimento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感情,情感, 情緒, 激情…
in Russian чувство…
in Turkish his, duygu, coşku…
in Polish uczucie, emocja…
in Spanish sentimiento, emoción…
in Portuguese emoção…
in Catalan emoció…
in Japanese 感情…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感情,情感, 情绪, 激情…
(Definition of emotion from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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