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Saturday, August 3, 2019

Emotions Dictionary and Word Bank


                 Emotions Dictionary and Word Bank

                            Grow your Emotional Literacy


Here you can find your emotions dictionary and word bank. This list of emotions can be used in many ways to improve emotional literacy in both adults and children. This list was compiled by referring to numerous sources.


A
afraid

alert

angry

aggravated

aggressive

argumentative

ashamed

assured

assertive

attentive

aware

alarmed

amazed

annoyed

astonishing

amused

astound

antagonistic

apprehensive

anxious

B


bored

bothered

bewildered

belligerent

baffled

brave

bold

breathtaking

brilliant

brutal

bemused

befuddled

belief

C

caring

confused

confident

careful

contented

cautious

concerned

conviction

confused

courteous

considerate

civil

confrontational

conscientious

courageous

calm

cool

composed

cruel

cheery

cross

charitable

D


depressed

delighted

discontented

dissatisfied

dumbfounded

distress

distrustful

doubtful

disbelieving

despondent

destructive

dejected

devoted

disturbed

dazed

down

dubious

drained

dull

disgust

drained

E

embarrassed

encouraging

energetic

easy-going

exasperated

excite

elated

edgy

empathy

enraged

enlightened

envy

exposed

F

fulfilled

furious

flabbergast

frightened

faith

fed up

fascinated

frustrated

fretful

fatigued

fantastic

fearful

forlorn

friendly

frazzled

fierce

fretful

forceful

fuming

furious

G

grim

gracious

gleeful

glad

great

guarded

grand

good-natured

gutsy

grumpy

grouchy

gentle

grieve

H

happy

hopeful

humbling

heartening

harsh

horrified

hopeless

helpful

hestitant

humiliated

hurt

hostile

I

indifferent

ideological

inconsiderate

impatient

infuriated

inhuman

insightful

indifferent

irritated

intense

irate

incensed

J

jealous

joy

jaded

jolly

jubilant

jittery

jovial




K

kind

L

lively

love

livid

low

leery

lonely

lethargic

M

mad

magnificent

miserable

mystified

mortified

melancholic

mad

mournful

merry

N

naughty

neglectful

neurotic

nervous

negative

numb

nasty


O

offend

outraged

optimistic

overwhelmed

P

pessimistic

peaceful

perturbed

petrified

passive

proud

praised

privileged

positive

pleasant

powerful

pushy

perceptive

protected

preoccupied

panicked

puzzled




Q


quiet

queer

quarrelsome


R

reluctant

riled

relaxed

restless

refreshed

resourceful

receptive

responsive

responsible

T

triumphant

tense

timid

traumatized

thoughtful

thriving

tranquil

terrified

troubled

tremendous

trust

tired

tense

tolerant

S

sorry

sad

susceptible

stroppy

shattered

spirited

sadistic

skeptical

scared

sleepy

sorrow

surprised

stunned

shaken

surprise

stressed

strained

startled

shock

splendid

sure

stun

stagger

safe

shocked

selfless

sensitive

secure

sheltered

suspicious

satisfied

successful

U


uptight

uncomfortable

uneasy

unruffled

understanding

upset

unruly

uplifting

unhappy

uninterested

V


vicious

vulnerable

violent

vexed

W

weary

worried

wonderful



The Emotions dictionary is a useful tool to use with journal writing, developing emotional literacy and many other activities. It can be used in many ways. For example as a tool when writing to diversify words used.


It can also be used to develop emotional literacy, to expand children's vocabulary of feeling words. This word bank may also be used for games such and activities that need a bank of feeling words.
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