emotionally correct


adjective

pertaining to or noting a socially acceptable, normative reaction to an emotional situation: He's a nice guy but doesn't always say the emotionally correct thing.

Nearby words

  1. emotional literacy,
  2. emotionalism,
  3. emotionalist,
  4. emotionality,
  5. emotionalize,
  6. emotionless,
  7. emotive,
  8. emotive meaning,
  9. emotivism,
  10. emp

Related formsemotional correctness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for emotional correctness

emotional correctness

noun

pressure on an individual to be seen to feel the same emotion as others
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