Origin of emotion
Examples from the Web for emotion
Throughout all the stories of loss and pain with the Chief, there was barely a trace of emotion.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She suggests mindfulness exercises to help us process the emotion before it triggers a response.
Even when he opens up, the sentences are wooden, the scenes sucked dry of emotion.
He was not a man given to casual affectionate display; the moment was charged with emotion.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the wake of the verdicts in Ferguson and New York City, many of us are still sore with emotion.The Stacks: A Chicken Dinner That Mends Your Heart|Pete Dexter|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the emotion passed in a moment, and his face was a brown mask, saying nothing.The Young Trailers|Joseph A. Altsheler
Life, to be true, must involve all the functions of the soul—thought, emotion and will; must be lived with a healthy fulness.Cleo The Magnificent|Louis Zangwill
George (to the audience, in a voice expressing the very deeps of emotion).Happy Days|Alan Alexander Milne
There is so much to choose from, so many varieties of thought and emotion.The Hearts of Men|H. Fielding
Vainly should I undertake to paint my emotion on this action of his!History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XXI. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
British Dictionary definitions for emotion
Word Origin for emotion
Word Origin and History for emotion
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.