emotional :

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  • a  determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason
    it was an emotional judgment
  • a  of more than usual emotion
    his behavior was highly emotional
  • a  of or pertaining to emotion
    emotional health
    an emotional crisis
  • s  (of persons) excessively affected by emotion
    he would become emotional over nothing at all

  • Primitive emotional responses held the keys to survival: fear drives the blood into the large muscles, making it easier to run; surprise triggers the eyebrows to rise .
  • For example, money can be equated with emotional signifiers such as power, freedom, evil, or greed.
  • Also gets emotional when talking about her daughter on the trail with her.
News & Articles

  • Darien parents air grievances at state education meeting
    Emotional. It was a common word used by frustrated parents to describe a meeting on Monday, June 10, with representatives from the state Department of Education.
    June 15, 2013 - Darien News-Review
  • Dawn Patrol: Emotional testimonies in boy’s boat death, fatal DUI
    The family of a boy killed by a boater from Bartlett gives emotional testimony. The driver in a fatal North Aurora DUI case apologizes to the victim's mother. O'Hare about to get a new control tower. Two former trustees get on Island Lake police commission. Vernon Hills man pleads not guilty in hit man hiring case.
    June 14, 2013 - Daily Herald
  • Parnelli Jones hit hard by Jason Leffler's death
    An emotional Parnelli Jones fondly recalled Jason Leffler's rise from a volunteer in Jones' race shop to a championship-caliber driver.
    June 14, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Sam Mendes in guardian.co.uk
    Mendes, who made her his Tony-award winning Sally Bowles in his Broadway version of Cabaret, said: "Natasha combined the best of Redgrave and Richardson: the enormous depth and emotional force of a great actor on the one hand, and the intelligence...
  • Michael Phelps in CNN
    That was a pretty emotional race,Phelps said. "I knew it was going to be a tough race all the way through."
  • Roger Goodell in Packer Report
    I think they are being reasonable,Goodell said. "There are difficult emotional issues and they're important to the future of both of them. Brett has a great legacy and the Packers have a great franchise that they're trying to move forward...

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