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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: émouvoir 'to cause to have strong feelings', from Latin movere 'to move'

emotion

noun
     
e‧mo‧tion W3 [uncountable and countable]
a strong human feeling such as love, hate, or anger:
Her voice was full of emotion.
conflicting/mixed emotions
Sara listened with mixed emotions.
She was good at hiding her emotions.
Kim received the news without showing any visible sign of emotion.

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