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Feeling or expressing strong emotions - thesaurus

Synonyms

emotional

adjective

affected by and expressing strong emotion, especially sadness or anger

passionate

adjective

showing or expressing strong beliefs, interest, or enthusiasm

ardent

adjective

feeling or showing a particular emotion very strongly, especially in support of someone or something

impassioned

adjective

expressing a lot of emotion

tempestuous

adjective

full of strong emotion

intense

adjective

feeling and showing emotions in a very strong way

soulful

adjective

expressing strong emotions, especially sadness

histrionic

adjective

showing very strong feelings, in a way that is embarrassing and not reasonable

hysterical

adjective

behaving in an uncontrolled way because you are extremely excited, afraid, or upset

torrid

adjective

full of strong emotions, especially sexual emotions

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ablaze

adjective

literary showing strong emotion, especially excitement or anger

aflame

adjective

literary showing strong emotion

anguished

adjective

suffering great physical or emotional pain

bitterly

adverb

in a way that shows that you are extremely angry, upset, or disappointed about something

blazing

adjective

showing a lot of anger or emotion

bored/scared/worried stiff

extremely bored/frightened/worried

bursting

adjective

if you are bursting with something such as pride, energy, or love, you feel or have a lot of it

charged

adjective

filled with a strong emotion such as excitement or nervousness

dewy-eyed

adjective

showing a lot of emotion, especially when it is not suitable

drunk

adjective

feeling something so strongly that you do not behave normally

dying of boredom/hunger/thirst etc

feeling very bored/hungry/thirsty etc

explosive

adjective

tending to express strong emotions in a noisy violent way

feeling

adjective

sensitive and showing emotion

fiery

adjective

speaking with great emotion

flaming

adjective

British involving a lot of angry emotion

from every pore

used for emphasizing that someone has a very strong feeling or quality that is very obvious

hot

adjective

informal involving strong emotions

hot-blooded

adjective

tending to have strong feelings, especially anger or sexual excitement

hotly

adverb

in a way that shows you have very strong feelings about something

hurt

adjective

feeling emotional pain, usually because of someone’s behaviour

lyrical

adjective

expressing beauty and strong emotion

mad with rage/grief/pain etc

unable to behave or think in a sensible or controlled way because of great anger, sadness, pain etc

melodramatic

adjective

showing disapproval behaving in a way that is too emotional or too serious

misty-eyed

adjective

affected by strong emotions and not likely to be sensible

not a dry eye (in the house)

used for saying that something makes everyone in a place feel strong emotion

overheated

adjective

too emotional

overwrought

adjective

extremely emotional or upset

raging

adjective

involving very strong emotions

rapturous

adjective

showing great happiness or excitement

rigid

adjective

unable to move because of a strong emotion such as fear or anger

smitten

adjective

seriously affected by something such as an illness or emotion

soul

noun

the ability to feel strong emotions such as happiness and sadness

unbridled

adjective

formal free or uncontrolled in your emotions

violent

adjective

showing very strong and angry emotions or opinions

violently

adverb

in a way that involves very strong and angry emotions or opinions

weak at the knees

affected by a strong emotion and unable to do anything

wild

adjective

expressing or feeling strong emotions

with every fibre of your being

used for saying that a feeling is very strong

with much excitement/sadness/enthusiasm etc

while feeling very excited, sad, enthusiastic etc

wounded

adjective

feeling emotional pain

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