emotional intelligence

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noun

skill in perceiving, understanding, and managing emotions and feelings. Abbreviation: EI

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British Dictionary definitions for emotional intelligence

emotional intelligence

noun

awareness of one's own emotions and moods and those of others, esp in managing people
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