Emotionally



[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.
actuated, effected, or determined by rather than reason:
An emotional decision is often a wrong decision.
6.
governed by :
He is in a highly emotional state of mind.
/ɪˈməʊʃənəl/
adjective
1.
of, characteristic of, or expressive of emotion
2.
readily or excessively affected by emotion
3.
appealing to or arousing emotion: an emotional piece of music
4.
caused, determined, or actuated by emotion rather than reason: an emotional argument
adj.

1821, “pertaining to emotion,” from emotion + -al (1). Meaning “liable to emotions” attested by 1857. Related: Emotionally. Emotional intelligence coined by mid-1960s, popular from mid-1980s.

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