emotional

If it has anything to do with feelings like happiness or anger, then consider it emotional. A co-worker who cries at the drop of a hat is overly emotional.

If someone says "Stop being so emotional!" they're telling you to calm down because your feelings are out of control. When you're emotional, you're feeling lots of feelings, or emotions: happy, sad, afraid, lonely, mad. An emotional speech makes you stand up and cheer. An emotional movie tugs on your heartstrings. The opposite of emotional is logical: logical things have more to do with your head, while emotional things are all about your heart.

Definitions of emotional
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adj of or pertaining to emotion

emotional health”
“an emotional crisis”

adj of more than usual emotion

“his behavior was highly emotional
Synonyms:
affectional, affective, emotive
characterized by emotion
bathetic, drippy, hokey, kitschy, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, slushy, soppy, soupy
effusively or insincerely emotional
cathartic, releasing
emotionally purging (of e.g. art)
charged, supercharged
fraught with great emotion
funky, low-down
(of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues
het up
worked up emotionally by anger or excitement
hot-blooded
prone to emotion
little
small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context)
lyric, lyrical
expressing deep emotion
mind-blowing
intensely affecting the mind or emotions
moody, temperamental
subject to sharply varying moods
overemotional, sloppy
excessively or abnormally emotional
soulful
full of or expressing deep emotion
warm-toned
used of music
affected, moved, stirred, touched
being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion
moving
arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion
passionate
having or expressing strong emotions
warm
psychologically warm; friendly and responsive
Antonyms:
unemotional
unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion
chilly
not characterized by emotion
dry
lacking warmth or emotional involvement
impassive, stolid
having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited
philosophic, philosophical
characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment
phlegmatic, phlegmatical
showing little emotion
stoic, stoical
seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive
unblinking
showing no visible emotion
unaffected, unmoved, untouched
emotionally unmoved
unmoving
not arousing emotions
passionless
not passionate
cool
psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike
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adj (of persons) excessively affected by emotion

“he would become emotional over nothing at all”
Synonyms:
aroused, excited, worked up
agitated
troubled emotionally and usually deeply

adj determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason

“it was an emotional judgment”
Antonyms:
cerebral, intellectual
involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct

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