Synonyms of emotional in English:

emotional


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adjective

1‘their emotional needs are often ignored’

SYNONYMS
spiritual, inner, psychic, psychological, of the heart
ANTONYMS

material

2‘an emotional young man’

SYNONYMS
passionate, feeling, hot-blooded, warm, ardent, fervent, excitable, temperamental, melodramatic, tempestuous, overcharged, responsive
demonstrative, tender, loving, sentimental, sensitive
North American informal verklempt
ANTONYMS

apathetic, cold

3‘he paid an emotional tribute to his wife’

SYNONYMS
poignant, moving, touching, affecting, powerful, stirring, emotive, heart-rending, heartbreaking, heart-warming, soul-stirring, uplifting, impassioned, dramatic
harrowing, tragic, haunting, pathetic
sentimental, over-sentimental, mawkish, cloying, sugary, syrupy, saccharine, lachrymose
informal tear-jerking, soppy, mushy, schmaltzy, weepy, cutesy, lovey-dovey, gooey, drippy
North American informal cornball, sappy, hokey, three-hanky
ANTONYMS

dry, unfeeling, emotionless

4‘an emotional issue’

SYNONYMS
emotive, sensitive, delicate, difficult, problematic
controversial, contentious, subjective