from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to emotion: an emotional illness; emotional crises.
- adj. Readily affected with or stirred by emotion: an emotional person who often weeps.
- adj. Arousing or intended to arouse the emotions: an emotional appeal.
- adj. Marked by or exhibiting emotion: an emotional farewell.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or relating to the emotions.
- adj. Characterised by emotion.
- adj. Determined by emotion rather than reason.
- adj. Appealing to or arousing emotion.
- adj. Easily affected by emotion.
- adj. Readily displaying emotion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or characterized by, emotion; excitable; easily moved; sensational.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of emotion.
- Characterized by emotion; attended by or producing emotion; subject to emotion: as, an emotional poem; an emotional temperament.
- Employing appeal to the emotions; aiming at the production of emotion as an object: as, an emotional orator or harangue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or pertaining to emotion
- adj. determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason
- adj. of more than usual emotion
- adj. (of persons) excessively affected by emotion
Dr Katz told Dr Mosholder that the FDA had asked Glaxo to elaborate on the events listed under the term emotional lability and further stated:
Within a fortnight of seeing the raw data in response to queries as to the events behind the term emotional lability, in May 2003 the regulators in the United
According to an internal June 2, 2003, FDA email provided to this author by Baum Hedlund, written by Dr Russell Katz to Dr Andrew Mosholder, the FDA had just learned about the increased suicide rate hidden under the term emotional lability and realized that Glaxo had pulled a fast one.
For ease of discussion, we shall use the term emotional obscurations in reference to their presentations as well.
You know, through this whole thing it's been -- you know, you've heard the term emotional roller coaster used time and time again.
So although there are many valid and extreme situations that justify the term emotional abuse, the term has become an emotional catch all for many people who are angry at masculinity, and afraid of intimacy.
Trouble is if you are still in conflict mode with your former significant other, you are still in the throes of what I call the "emotional divorce."
While mastering the traditional koans such as the sound of one hand clapping, Kelly integrated yoga into the practice, pioneered what he called "emotional koans," and championed an ecological vision.
I also know from Tell to Win author Peter Guber that when you ask people to tell you a story, which he calls "emotional transportation," they relax and enjoy the experience and are often grateful to you for giving them the gift of your interest.
The Philippines' Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman condemned what she described as the "emotional abuse and humiliation" inflicted on the boy, who earned 10,000 pesos $233 for his dance routine.