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Synonyms for emotional

Synonyms for (adjective) emotional

Synonyms: aroused, emotional, excited, worked up Definition: (of persons) excessively affected by emotion Usage: he would become emotional over nothing at all; she was worked up about all the noise

Similar words: agitated Definition: troubled emotionally and usually deeply Usage: agitated parents

Synonyms: emotional Definition: of more than usual emotion Usage: his behavior was highly emotional

Similar words: emotive, affectional, affective Definition: characterized by emotion

Similar words: bathetic, hokey, mushy, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, soppy, soupy, slushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, drippy Definition: effusively or insincerely emotional Usage: a bathetic novel; maudlin expressions of sympathy; mushy effusiveness; a schmaltzy song; sentimental soap operas; slushy poetry

Similar words: releasing, cathartic Definition: emotionally purging (of e.g. art)

Similar words: charged, supercharged Definition: fraught with great emotion Usage: an atmosphere charged with excitement; an emotionally charged speech

Similar words: funky, low-down Definition: (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues

Similar words: het up Definition: worked up emotionally by anger or excitement Usage: was terribly het up over the killing of the eagle; got really het up over the new taxes; he was suddenly het up about racing cars

Similar words: hot-blooded Definition: prone to emotion Usage: hot-blooded Latin-Americans

Similar words: little Definition: small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context) Usage: a nice little job; bless your little heart; my dear little mother; a sweet little deal; I'm tired of your petty little schemes; filthy little tricks; what a nasty little situation

Similar words: lyric, lyrical Definition: expressing deep emotion Usage: the dancer's lyrical performance

Similar words: mind-blowing Definition: intensely affecting the mind or emotions Usage: spending a week in the jungle was a mind-blowing experience; a mind-blowing horror story

Similar words: moody, temperamental Definition: subject to sharply varying moods Usage: a temperamental opera singer

Similar words: overemotional, sloppy Definition: excessively or abnormally emotional

Similar words: soulful Definition: full of or expressing deep emotion Usage: soulful eyes; soulful music

Similar words: warm-toned Definition: used of music