emotionality emotionality

Definition(s):

  • (n) emotional nature or quality

Usage(s):

  1. What she does have in common with Joplin is a throbbing emotionality and naked intensity.
  2. Karl Menninger saw the taboo as male anxiety over heightened female emotionality and sexuality during periods.
  3. A more serious problem is also her greatest source of strength: she is prohibitively rational, unclouded by undue emotionality.

News

  • Rebecca Hall moves toward center stage

    'She's the real McCoy,' says 'Closed Circuit' director John Crowley. 'She's hugely impressive and has massive range. It felt like she would have the intellectual prowess but also the emotionality to handle the part.'
    on August 30, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

Quotes

  1. Known to wear up to four watches on each arm, Hayek said that Swatch produced "beauty, sensuality, emotionality in watches -- and we also produce high-tech on your wrists."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Nicolas G Hayek Source: BusinessWeek

  2. Mendes adds: "What I saw in this story was the potential to explore a marriage laid out in detail - all the hard edges, the vulnerability, the cruelty, the rage and raw emotionality. Sometimes a couple who want to be together, who feel they should...
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Sam Mendes Source: Newham Recorder

  3. "He has a rich, throbbing tone and a way of phrasing like a blues singer," Jon Pareles wrote in the New York Times in 1986. "Mr. Crawford's solos are artfully shaped, but they convey a naked emotionality."
    on Feb 4, 2009 By: Jon Pareles Source: BET

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