verb (used without object), emoted, emoting.
to show or pretend :
to emote over the beauties of nature.
to portray in acting, especially exaggeratedly or ineptly; behave theatrically:
The actress emoted for all she was worth.
(intransitive) to display exaggerated emotion, as in acting; behave theatrically
1917, American English, back-formation from emotion. Related: Emoted; emoting.
[ih-moh-shuh n] /ɪˈmoʊ ʃən/ noun 1. an affective state of consciousness in which joy, sorrow, fear, hate, or the like, is experienced, as distinguished from cognitive and volitional states of consciousness. 2. any of the feelings of joy, sorrow, fear, hate, love, etc. 3. any strong agitation of the feelings actuated by experiencing love, hate, […]
[ih-moh-shuh-nl] /ɪˈmoʊ ʃə nl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or involving or the . 2. subject to or easily affected by : We are an emotional family, given to demonstrations of affection. 3. appealing to the : an emotional request for contributions. 4. showing or revealing very strong : an emotional scene in a play. 5. […]
- Emotional contagion
noun the tendency to feel and express emotions similar to and influenced by those of others; also, the phenomenon of one person’s negative thoughts or anxiety affecting another’s mood Examples Unlike cognitive contagion, emotional contagion is less conscious and more automatic. Word Origin c 2000
noun 1. a lack of adequate psychological nurturance, usually occurring in the early developmental years. emotional deprivation n. The lack of adequate and appropriate interpersonal and environmental interaction, usually in the early developmental years.