Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being emotional or of expressing emotion; emotionalism.

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  • noun The state or quality of being emotional.
  • noun psychology The observable component of emotion.

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  • noun emotional nature or quality

Etymologies

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emotional +‎ -ity

Examples

  • When complete, this body of work should yield a greater understanding of how genetic and environmental factors interact to shape inborn differences in emotionality which may, in turn, put certain individuals at risk for developing stress-induced psychiatric disorders.

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  • When complete, this body of work should yield a greater understanding of how genetic and environmental factors interact to shape inborn differences in emotionality which may, in turn, put certain individuals at risk for developing stress-induced psychiatric disorders.

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  • The Administration does something completely outrageous, and outrage is made into the focus, as being counter-productive and indicative of over-emotionality, which is, of course, anathema.

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  • Fundamental in the personality of the hysterics is this instability, this emotionality, which is however secondary to an egotistic, easily wounded nature, craving sympathy and respect and often unable legitimately to earn them.

    The Nervous Housewife

  • In the psychopathic temperament we have the emotionality which is the sine qua non of moral perception; we have the intensity and tendency to emphasis which are the essence of practical moral vigor; and we have the love of metaphysics and mysticism which carry one's interests beyond the surface of the sensible world.

    The Varieties of Religious Experience

  • In the psychopathic temperament we have the emotionality which is the sine qua non of moral perception; we have the intensity and tendency to emphasis which are the essence of practical moral vigor; and we have the love of metaphysics and mysticism which carry one's interests beyond the surface of the sensible world.

    The Varieties of Religious Experience

  • In the psychopathic temperament we have the emotionality which is the sine qua non of moral perception; we have the intensity and tendency to emphasis which are the essence of practical moral vigor; and we have the love of metaphysics and mysticism which carry one's interests beyond the surface of the sensible world.

    Varieties of Religious Experience, a Study in Human Nature

  • Methinks that doesnt exactly help the cause of the "emotionality" of the debate.

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  • 'Republicans have hijacked "emotionality" of the debate'

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  • I'll grant you that "emotionality" isn't a good basis for a debate, but people tend to get emotional when you piss them off.

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