Related topics: Psychology, Psychiatry
e‧mo‧tion‧al S3 W3
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relating to your feelings or how you control them:
She provided emotional support at a very distressing time for me.
Ann suffered from depression and a number of other emotional problems.
the physical and emotional state of the patient
making people have strong feelings [= emotive]:
Abortion is a very emotional issue.
The funeral was a very emotional experience for all of us.
having strong feelings and showing them to other people, especially by crying
He became very emotional when we had to leave.
influenced by what you feel, rather than what you know:
an emotional response to the problem
Nursing is an emotionally and physically demanding job.