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Definition of "emotionality" [emotionality]

  • The state or quality of being emotional. (noun)
  • The observable component of emotion. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "emotionality" in a sentence
  • "When complete, this body of work should yield a greater understanding of how genetic and environmental factors interact to shape inborn differences in emotionality which may, in turn, put certain individuals at risk for developing stress-induced psychiatric disorders."
  • "The Administration does something completely outrageous, and outrage is made into the focus, as being counter-productive and indicative of over-emotionality, which is, of course, anathema."
  • "Fundamental in the personality of the hysterics is this instability, this emotionality, which is however secondary to an egotistic, easily wounded nature, craving sympathy and respect and often unable legitimately to earn them."