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Types of Emotions List

Anger
Anger

Anger Anger is the emotion that expresses dislike or opposition toward a person or thing that is considered the cause of aversion. Psychologists consider anger a natural emotion needed for survival. Anger can bring forth behavioral improvements; however, uncontrolled anger can cause social and personal problems.

Anger → Feeling Angry
Anger → Feeling Angry

Anger is the emotion that expresses dislike or opposition toward a person or thing that is considered the cause of aversion. Psychologists consider anger a natural emotion needed for survival. Anger can bring forth behavioral improvements; however, uncontrolled anger can cause social and personal problems.

Contempt
Contempt

Findings on contempt are less clear, though there is at least some preliminary evidence that this emotion and its expression are universally recognized. In the 1990s Ekman proposed an expanded list of emotions, this time including contempt. Defining features. Contempt has five features.

Disgust
Disgust

Disgust. Disgust is the emotion that expresses a reaction to things that are considered dirty, revolting, contagious, contaminated, and inedible. It is divided into two categories: physical disgust and moral disgust. Disgust is associated with a distinct facial expression and a drop in heart rate.

Fear
Fear

Fear is the emotional reaction to an actual and specific source of danger. A survival mechanism, fear is usually related to an apprehension toward pain. Severe fear is a reaction to dreadful approaching danger, and trivial fear occurs as a result of a confrontation that does not pose a significant threat.

Fear → Feeling of Being Afraid
Fear → Feeling of Being Afraid

Haphephobia or Haptephobia– Fear of being touched. Harpaxophobia– Fear of being robbed. Hedonophobia– Fear of feeling pleasure. Helminthophobia– Fear of being infested with worms. Hemophobia or Hemaphobia or Hematophobia– Fear of blood. Herpetophobia– Fear of reptiles or creepy, crawly things. Heterophobia– Fear of the opposite sex.

Joy → Feeling Happy
Joy → Feeling Happy

The list of the top 20 positive feelings and emotions is random, but the fact is, love is without any doubt the most frequent positive feeling. Moreover, love is the emotion that includes many other emotions and feelings, such as gratitude, interest, joy, awe and more.

Sadness
Sadness

Sadness → feeling sad. Other words are sorrow, grief (a stronger feeling, for example when someone has died) Joy → feeling happy. Other words are happiness, gladness; Disgust → feeling something is wrong or nasty; Surprise → being unprepared for something; Trust → a positive emotion; admiration is stronger; acceptance is weaker.

Sadness → Feeling sad
Sadness → Feeling sad

Sadness. Sadness is the emotion that expresses a state of loss and difficulty. Sadness is the opposite of happiness. When people are sad, they become less talkative, less enthusiastic, and less interactive. This can take a toll on their social lives and professional performance.

Surprise
Surprise

Despite the facial feedback hypothesis (that facial display is necessary in the experience of emotion or a major determinant of feelings), in the case of surprise, some research has shown a strong lack of connection between the facial display of surprise and the actual experience of surprise.

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Surprise → Being Unprepared for Something
Surprise → Being Unprepared for Something

Surprise, astonishment, fear, horror; Self-attention, shame, shyness, modesty, blushing. The book is famous as being the first scientific book which used photographs as a major part of the evidence. Emotions, he decided, were behavioural traits which evolved.

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