[ih-moh-shuh-nl] /ɪˈmoʊ ʃə nl/
pertaining to or involving or the .
subject to or easily affected by :
We are an emotional family, given to demonstrations of affection.
appealing to the :
an emotional request for contributions.
showing or revealing very strong :
an emotional scene in a play.
actuated, effected, or determined by rather than reason:
An emotional decision is often a wrong decision.
governed by :
He is in a highly emotional state of mind.
of, characteristic of, or expressive of emotion
readily or excessively affected by emotion
appealing to or arousing emotion: an emotional piece of music
caused, determined, or actuated by emotion rather than reason: an emotional argument
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.
[en-er-jet-ik] /ˌɛn ərˈdʒɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. possessing or exhibiting , especially in abundance; vigorous: an energetic leader. 2. powerful in action or effect; effective: to take energetic measures against crime. /ˌɛnəˈdʒɛtɪk/ adjective 1. having or showing much energy or force; vigorous adj. 1650s, “powerful,” from Greek energetikos “active,” from energein “to work, act upon” (see […]
[en-er-jee] /ˈɛn ər dʒi/ noun, plural energies. 1. the capacity for vigorous activity; available power: I eat chocolate to get quick energy. 2. an adequate or abundant amount of such power: I seem to have no energy these days. 3. Often, energies. a feeling of tension caused or seeming to be caused by an excess […]
hypereosinophilia hy·per·e·o·sin·o·phil·i·a (hī’pər-ē’ə-sĭn’ə-fĭl’ē-ə) n. An abnormally high increase in the number of eosinophilic granulocytes in the blood or tissues.
- Hypereosinophilic syndrome
hypereosinophilic syndrome hy·per·e·o·sin·o·phil·ic syndrome (hī’pər-ē’ə-sĭn’ə-fĭl’ĭk) n. A syndrome in which the concentration of eosinophils increases in peripheral blood with later infiltration into bone marrow, heart, and other organ systems, accompanied by nocturnal sweating, coughing, anorexia, weight loss, itching, skin lesions, and symptoms of Löffler’s endocarditis.