Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Emotional intelligence.
  • abbr. educational quotient

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • abbr. Emotional quotient, a metric similar to IQ but measuring one's perception of emotions.
  • abbr. EverQuest, a massively multiplayer online role-playing game by Sony Online Entertainment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of equity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is 8 for oxygen

Etymologies

e(motional) q(uotient).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Not only is it important to look at the technical skill set they have…but also the strengths on what I call the EQ side of the equation in terms of getting along and dealing or interacting with people.

  • Intellect can be measured by standardized IQ tests, but there's no actual measure of what I call the "EQ," or Emotional Quotient.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • I see why the writer has been published in EQ and AHMM.

    A CHRISTMAS PACKAGE • by Cathryn Grant

  • According to SETI researchers, they would assume a certain EQ (encephalization quotient – see the link I provided).

    Bunny and a Book

  • Your EQ is 147 50 or less: Thanks for answering honestly.

    November 29th, 2007

  • If you haven't tried LDON in EQ - you will find that it fits aspects of the definition for "fun quotient."

    Another One Bites the Dust

  • This is mainly due to my best memories in EQ - the people who I was guilded with and spent hours killing mobs ad nauseum.

    Another One Bites the Dust

  • I sometimes think that I was jaded when I started doing that in EQ - looking for the "best" gear and "best" this and that.

    Interview with a Hero

  • I still call those folks I met in EQ my friends and I miss them as much as I would any friend I have outside a game.

    REVIEW: EverQuest:Lost Dungeons of Norrath

  • Bashing EQ is fine, but keep in mind that you had a choice here and chose to play a game which you have repeatedly indicated your displeasure with.

    REVIEW: EverQuest:Lost Dungeons of Norrath

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