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Definitions of Emotions

  1. Those affective states which can be experienced and have arousing and motivational properties.
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Usage examples for Emotions

  1. By going on with her work she felt better able to keep him outside her emotions. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  2. She felt soft emotions such as a girl feels, and they flattered her. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. But I am speaking here of our individual world, the world of our private thought and emotions. – Pebbles on the Shore by Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner)
  4. It is said, however, that you were carried away by your emotions. – The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete by John Galsworthy
  5. But these emotions had passed. – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  6. Behind Jamieson, the others were leaning forward, hopeful, fearful- in a fever of emotions. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  7. It is unnecessary to describe the emotions of Faustina's relations, nor their gratitude to Corona, whose explanation they accepted at once, with a delight which may easily be imagined. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  8. But he started back and was so surprised that he found no words to express his emotions. – Orientations by William Somerset Maugham
  9. Lord Feltre, his companion, has done us the service to make his emotions known. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. It was indeed a day of surprises, of strange emotions and moving incidents. – The Passenger from Calais by Arthur Griffiths
  11. While my emotions were at their height a bell rang. – The House in the Mist by Anna Katharine Green
  12. The bitterness and doubt from which Wayne was suffering were not emotions that disposed him to confidence. – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller
  13. He gazed through the window, his mind filled with various emotions. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  14. He began to realize, too, that both he and Ruth had been swept off their feet by their emotions. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  15. Words, that excited hopes, that awoke thrilling emotions, linger on the listening ear. – Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing by T. S. Arthur
  16. It is the same with emotions. – Platform Monologues by T. G. Tucker
  17. Bruce Carmyle's ideal was the strong man who can rise superior to his emotions. – The Adventures of Sally by P. G. Wodehouse
  18. As for the young man, he was flushed and pale by turns; but he kept a quiet attitude and lowered his eyes to conceal the emotions which agitated him. – The Chouans by Honore de Balzac
  19. Surrey had made to speak a half score of times, and as often checked himself,- partly that he should not interrupt his companion; partly that he might be master of his emotions, and say what he had to utter without heat or excitement. – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  20. She must control her emotions as she does her appetite. – The Colored Girl Beautiful by E. Azalia Hackley
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