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emotional (adj.)

1821, "pertaining to emotion," from emotion + -al (1). Meaning "characterized by or subject to emotions" is attested by 1857. Related: Emotionally. Emotional intelligence coined by mid-1960s, popular from mid-1980s.

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Definitions of emotional from WordNet

emotional (adj.)
determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason;
it was an emotional judgment
emotional (adj.)
of more than usual emotion;
his behavior was highly emotional
emotional (adj.)
of or pertaining to emotion;
emotional health
an emotional crisis
emotional (adj.)
(of persons) excessively affected by emotion;
he would become emotional over nothing at all
Synonyms: aroused / excited / worked up
From wordnet.princeton.edu