“In vain we fight for improving the court system,” Gannushkina said with emotion.
Wells transformed old cheating and heart songs into soul music by resisting the overplay of emotion, writes singer Laura Cantrell.
Foley adjusts himself in his chair and tilts his head away with a rush of emotion.
He was not a man given to casual affectionate display; the moment was charged with emotion.
Overcome by emotion, Brown choked up while trying to sing and eventually fell to his knees.
She turned and looked at Moxy to calm the emotion to which she would not give scope.
All the emotion of his lifetime seemed crowded into that moment.
It was impossible to detect any sign of emotion on his face.
But Miss Qian did not approve of this emotion, natural though it was.
Her voice was full of emotion and he turned his wheel and stopped at her bidding.
1570s, "a (social) moving, stirring, agitation," from Middle French émotion (16c.), from Old French emouvoir "stir up" (12c.), from Latin emovere "move out, remove, agitate," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + movere "to move" (see move (v.)). Sense of "strong feeling" is first recorded 1650s; extended to any feeling by 1808.
emotion e·mo·tion (ĭ-mō'shən)
An intense mental state that arises subjectively rather than through conscious effort and is often accompanied by physiological changes.