A person's internal state of being and involuntary physiological response to an object or a situation, based on or tied to physical state and sensory data. (noun)
A reaction by an non-human organism with behavioral and physiological elements similar to a person's response. (noun)
Examples of word emotion
Consequently, what are here labeled â€œemotion viewsâ€ are divided into those that understand love to be a particular kind of evaluative-cum-motivational response to an object, whether that response is merely occurrent or dispositional (Ëœemotions proper,â„¢ see Section 5.1, below), and those that understand love to involve a collection of related and interconnected emotions proper (Ëœemotion complexes,â„¢ see Section 5.2, below).
QUOTATION: Sentiment is intellectualized emotion, Â—emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy.
But it was of no use; she soon threw her work down, and all her intentions were lost in the vague state of emotion produced by the inspiring duet, Â—emotion that seemed to make her at once strong and weak; strong for all enjoyment, weak for all resistance.
The emotion of love, just because it is an _emotion_, is the emotion of a personality.
7374Sentiment is intellectualized emotion, Â—emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy.