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Emotional Vocabulary List

ANGER, APATHY, and HATRED

Soft Anger and Apathy
  • Annoyed
  • Apathetic
  • Bored
  • Certain
  • Cold
  • Crabby
  • Cranky
  • Critical
  • Cross
  • Detached
  • Displeased
  • Frustrated¬†¬†¬†
  • Impatient
  • Indifferent
  • Irritated
  • Peeved
  • Rankle
Medium (or Mood State) Anger
  • Affronted
  • Aggravated
  • Angry
  • Antagonized
  • Arrogant
  • Bristling
  • Exasperated
  • Incensed
  • Indignant
  • Inflamed
  • Mad
  • Offended
  • Resentful
  • Riled up
  • Sarcastic
Intense Anger and Hatred
  • Aggressive
  • Appalled
  • Belligerent
  • Bitter
  • Contemptuous
  • Disgusted
  • Furious
  • Hateful
  • Hostile
  • Irate
  • Livid
  • Menacing
  • Outraged
  • Ranting
  • Raving
  • Seething
  • Spiteful
  • Vengeful
  • Vicious
  • Vindictive
  • Violent

SHAME & GUILT

Soft Shame and Guilt
  • Abashed
  • Awkward
  • Discomfited
  • Flushed
  • Flustered
  • Hesitant
  • Humble
  • Reticent
  • Self-conscious
  • Speechless
  • Withdrawn
Medium (or Mood-State) Shame and Guilt
  • Ashamed
  • Chagrined
  • Contrite
  • Culpable
  • Embarrassed
  • Guilty
  • Humbled
  • Intimidated
  • Penitent
  • Regretful
  • Remorseful
  • Reproachful
  • Rueful
  • Sheepish
Intense Shame and Guilt
  • Belittled
  • Degraded
  • Demeaned
  • Disgraced
  • Guilt-ridden
  • Guilt-stricken
  • Humiliated
  • Mortified
  • Ostracized
  • Self-condemning
  • Self-flagellating
  • Shamefaced
  • Stigmatized

FEAR, ANXIETY, & PANIC

Soft Fear and Anxiety
  • Alert
  • Apprehensive
  • Cautious
  • Concerned
  • Confused
  • Curious
  • Disconcerted
  • Disoriented
  • Disquieted
  • Doubtful
  • Edgy
  • Fidgety
  • Hesitant
  • Indecisive
  • Insecure
  • Instinctive
  • Intuitive
  • Leery
  • Pensive
  • Shy
  • Timid
  • Uneasy
  • Watchful
Medium (or Mood-State) Fear and Anxiety
  • Afraid
  • Alarmed
  • Anxious
  • Aversive
  • Distrustful
  • Fearful
  • Jumpy
  • Nervous
  • Perturbed
  • Rattled
  • Shaky
  • Startled
  • Suspicious
  • Unnerved
  • Unsettled
  • Wary
  • Worried
Intense Fear and Panic
  • Filled with Dread
  • Horrified
  • Panicked
  • Paralyzed
  • Petrified
  • Phobic
  • Shocked
  • Terrorized
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