emotional intelligence

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. emotional correctness,
  2. emotional deprivation,
  3. emotional disorder,
  4. emotional eating,
  5. emotional illness,
  6. emotional labour,
  7. emotional literacy,
  8. emotionalism,
  9. emotionalist,
  10. emotionality

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emotional intelligence

noun

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