There are times when words don’t come out when we feel a host of different emotions. Words are necessary so that in this way you can label the feelings you have at certain times. When you express yourself or talk to another person about your emotions , it is important to know what you want to say and to label your feelings correctly. This way you can avoid confusion.

If you have ever found yourself in a moment where you have not known how to describe how you feel today, we are going to help you not to happen again. You could be angry and start sputtering instead of saying what’s wrong with you, or you could be stressed out and get stuck. The words are there, just that sometimes, it is not easy to find them because you feel overwhelmed by emotion.

Words that describe feelings

There are some words that describe feelings and it will be good for you to know both for your intimate relationships and for professional relationships. You will be able to find the correct word when you have difficulties with expression. Even if you don’t consult this list every time you have moments of emotional blockage, reading it several times will already help you to have a better idea of ​​what words you can use from now on.

Don’t miss these words to describe your feelings:

    • When you feel in love: if you want to tell a partner that you love them or that you feel good by their side, you can say things like: passionate, intimate, romantic, happy, excited (with sexual connotations).
    • How angry you feel: anger has many different levels, on a “low” scale you might feel: annoyed, anguished, disturbed, exasperated, irritated, offended … Or on the other hand, something significant or serious can make you feel: enraged, furious, enraged, or outraged.
    • When you feel confused: when you do not know well what you feel you may be: puzzled, clueless, lost, confused or perplexed.
    • When You Are Scared: Like anger, fear is an emotion that comes on a variety of levels. You may feel slightly alarmed, anxious, apprehensive, worried, nervous … Or perhaps, if it is a strong and more visceral reaction, and you may feel frantic, paralyzed, petrified or terrified.
    • When you are happy: when things are going well in your life you may feel: centered, happy, ecstatic, delighted, exalted, excited, excited, fantastic, satisfied, joyful, jubilant, full of joy, peaceful, pleased, optimistic, splendid or excited. 
    • When you feel emotionally hurt: when you feel emotionally hurt you may feel devastated, but also: abused, belittled, repressed, betrayed, bitter, broken, deceived, condemned, degraded, humiliated, inadequate, inferior, insignificant, insulted, rejected , despised, tormented …
    • When you feel lonely. You can feel lonely in a room full of people. That is why you feel alone and in this way inside you may be: abandoned, adrift, alienated, alone, abandoned, discarded, disconnected, empty, excluded, forgotten, incomplete, isolated, invisible, excluded, neglected , unnecessary, useless, not accepted, despised or worthless.
    • When you feel resentful: Many things can lead to resentment, but the feeling usually rears its head when you feel bad about something. You could say that you feel controlled, judged, manipulated, powerless, repressed, trapped, used, victimized, violated, intimidated, or even exploited.
    • When you feel sad. Poetry and prose are full of words to describe sadness. Depending on the degree of your sadness and what caused it, you may describe your feeling as downcast, crushed, defeated, discouraged, demoralized, destroyed, disappointed, unhappy, discouraged, disillusioned, sad, painful, heartbroken, helpless, hopeless, or pessimistic. .
  • When you feel guilty: If you have done something that you regret, you may feel regretful, ashamed or guilty, or maybe even all of these things at once when you hurt someone you love.

These are some of the words that you can use for these emotions, but if you feel a different emotion, think about what it makes you feel and the words that fit … and you will have even more vocabulary ready to express yourself! 

Elle Mcdonald

I am Elle Mcdonald Specializations in Psychology . Graduated in psychology from the University of Tennessee in 2000. Diploma of Advanced Studies in the Department of Personality, Evaluation and psychological treatments with excellent results.

First Level of Master in Clinical Psychology at the Center for Behavioral Therapists (recognized with a scientific-professional nature by the College of Psychologists)

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