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 Dictionary entry overview: What does emotional state mean? 

  The noun EMOTIONAL STATE has 1 sense:

1. the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)

  Familiarity information: EMOTIONAL STATE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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The state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs


emotional state; spirit

Context examples:

his emotional state depended on her opinion / he was in good spirits / his spirit rose

Hypernyms ("emotional state" is a kind of...):

emotion (any strong feeling)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "emotional state"):

embarrassment (the state of being embarrassed (usually by some financial inadequacy))

ecstasy; exaltation; rapture; raptus; transport (a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion)

gratification; satisfaction (state of being gratified; great satisfaction)

felicity; happiness (state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy)

state (a state of depression or agitation)

unhappiness (state characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief)

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