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German translation of “emotion”

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
(Definition of emotion from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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