Meaning of emotion-charged in English:



  • (of an event, situation, etc.) filled with strong feelings or tension.

    ‘a thrilling, emotion-charged, five-set final’
    • ‘the current emotion-charged discussion around parenting’
    • ‘Fiery Springbok hooker James Dalton announced his retirement from all rugby at an emotion-charged press conference in Randburg, yesterday.’
    • ‘Members of Bradford's historic theatre sensationally voted against the board's proposal to go into liquidation at an emotion-charged meeting last night.’
    • ‘The emotion-charged, often irrational, turbulence during relationship breakdown works against well-considered parenting decisions in the best interests of the child.’
    • ‘A few emotion-charged incidents or wrongly handled moments might have catapulted the Dublin government into deep crisis, he contends.’
    • ‘For Jim, 39, it is the third time he has returned to participate in the emotion-charged ceremony.’
    • ‘Around 150 asylum seekers were joined by 400 anti-racism protesters, trade unionists and members of the public at an emotion-charged vigil.’
    • ‘"And ever since I was a child I adored her," he said in an emotion-charged broadcast after her death on Easter Saturday.’
    • ‘Albert Evans, that born creature of the stage, manages one or two emotion-charged moments here despite the slackness of his material.’
    • ‘"I think calmer heads will prevail" on the emotion-charged issue, he said.’
    • ‘"This is an emotion-charged issue, which will have a significant impact on the outcome of the presidential race," notes Cohen.’