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Category: Emotion (Page 1 of 3)

Anger

1. A feeling or desire to hit out at someone or something that may result from a real or perceived injury, mistreatment, opposition, etc. wrath; indignation; rage; ire. 2. Implies emotional agitation of varying intensity aroused by great displeasure.

Apathy

1. Lack of emotion or feeling. 2. Lack of interest in things generally found exciting, interesting or moving; indifference. When a person suffers a severe loss and cannot express their grief, they restrain themselves and as a result, go into apathy.

Aspiration

A strong desire to achieve something high or great; an object of such desire.

Boredom

1. The condition of being bored or uninterested. 2. Weariness or dissatisfaction resulting from inactivity or lack of interest.

Emotion

1. An affective state of consciousness in which joy, anger, fear, hate, etc., is experienced, as distinguished from cognitive and volitional states of consciousness. 2. The depth of feeling. 3. Any strong agitation of the feelings actuated by experiencing love, enthusiasm, fear, etc., and usually accompanied by physiological changes, such as increased heartbeat or respiration. These often manifest as, sweating, crying or shaking. 4. Energy in motion. 5. The effort to put someone or something into motion. 6. The connector between mental plans and physical actions. Without emotion, the thoughts cannot translate into actions or results. The Optima Zones are a direct measure or scale of emotion.

Empathy

1. The psychological identification with or vicarious experiencing the feelings, thoughts or attitudes of another person. 2. To understand the perspective, experiences, or motivations and share another individual’s emotional state. 3. The imaginative ascribing or projection onto an object or work of art, one’s own feelings, thoughts or attitudes.

Enthusiasm

1. Intense, eager or strongly felt interest. 2. Originally, supernatural inspiration; inspired prophetic or poetic ecstasy. 3. The emotional level of a person who is winning. They are Eager, cheerful and alive.

Entitlement

1. The state or condition of being entitled. 2. A right to benefits specified especially by law or contract. 3. A government program providing benefits to members of a specified group. 4. The belief that one is deserving of or entitled to certain privileges or special treatment. 5. An unrealistic, exaggerated, or rigidly held sense of entitlement may be considered a symptom of narcissistic personality disorder, seen in those who because of early frustrations arrogate to themselves the right to demand lifelong reimbursement from fate or everyone they meet!

Equanimity

1. The state of being calm, stable and composed, especially under stress. 2. Derived from “aequus,” a Latin adjective meaning “level” or “equal.” “Equanimity” comes from the combination of “aequus” and “animus” (“soul” or “mind”) in the Latin phrase aequo animo, which means “with even mind.” 3. To the degree that a person develops their Emotional Intelligence, they will also increase their equanimity. 4. Unresolved painful emotional experiences from a person’s past detract from their ability to maintain equanimity.

Fear

1. A very unpleasant feeling of alarm or disquiet caused by the expectation of danger, pain, disaster etc. 2. Terror; dread; apprehension. 3. Anxiety and agitation felt at the real or perceived presence of danger. 4. The feeling of fear covers a wide spectrum of emotion from mild worry and anxiety on one end to terror and freezing, unable to move on the other.

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