Monday 15 September 2014

Word List: Ten Words for Feelings & Emotions #GrowYourVocab #NeverStopLearning

Ten Less Common Descriptive Words to Try 

When Describing Feelings and Emotions. 

The Word List below includes ten words to describe emotions that you may not have heard of or used before. Why not grow your vocabulary and try using them in your conversation or writing today?

Jubilant: "Feeling or expressing great joy".
Jovial: "Marked by hearty conviviality and good cheer".

Bereaved: "Having been deprived of something or someone valued, especially through death".
Morose: "Suddenly melancholy, gloomy, ill-tempered". 

Bristling: "To react in an angry or offended manner".
Belligerent: "Inclined or eager to fight, hostile or aggressive".

Aversive: "Causing avoidance of a thing, situation or behaviour by using an unpleasant or punishing stimulus". 
Solicitude: "A state of solicitude, causes anxiety or concern, an attitude of extreme attentiveness".

Penitent: "Feeling or expressing remorse for one's misdeeds or sins".
Rueful: "Causing, feeling or expressing sorrow or regret".

Did you learn any new words from this post? 

Yep, just me Cathy thinking out loud about descriptive words.
The above definitions were found at  The Free Dictionary 

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