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[ih-moht] /ɪˈmoʊt/

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.



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