(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. feeling, sentiment, passion, sensibility, sensation.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. feeling(s), sentiment, passion, sensation, affect, perturbation, agitation, tremor, excitement, disturbance, tumult, turmoil, excitability.
Emotions include: love, passion, infatuation, rapture, ecstasy, fire, warmth, affection, glow, fury, vehemence, fervor, ardor, zeal, thrill, elation, flutter, palpitation, joy, satisfaction, happiness, delight, glee, bliss, elation, inspiration, sympathy, empathy, tenderness, concern, grief, remorse, sorrow, sadness, melancholy, despondency, woe, anguish, misery, despair, depression, trepidation, worry, discomposure, disquiet, uneasiness, dread, fear, apprehension, hate, resentment, malice, contempt, animosity, conflict, jealousy, greed, covetousness, Cupidity, anger, rage, ire, shame, pride, prurience, concupiscence, sensuality, lust, deSire, lechery, pathos, bathos. See Synonym Study at feeling .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
feeling, state of mind, sentiment, passion, gut reaction, sensation, heart, drive.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A complex and usually strong subjective response, such as love or hate: affection, affec-tivity, feeling, sentiment. See FEELINGS.

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