Emotive Words

POSITIVE EMOTIVE WORDS – excited, happy, wonderful, excellent, fantastic, joyful, superb, magnificent, amazing, amazed, delighted and fabulous.

NEGATIVE EMOTIVE WORDS – disgusted, appalling, disgraceful, furious, horrible, miserable, revolting, awful, atrocious, frightening, horrified, rotten, disappointed, terrible, shocked, disgusting and dangerous.

All of the these words can be used to help describe feelings. Emotive words are fantastic to help persuade readers of an opinion. For example, it disgusts me that tigers are kept in awful cages that do not resemble their natural habitat.

Can you think of any other emotive words. If you can post them in a comment under this blog.

7 thoughts on “Emotive Words

  1. Emotive words help the reader/audience get convinced by your persuasive piece, and the hook-in is Important aswell because if you have a hook-in, the person is going to want to read it, but if you don’t put in a hook-in, the reader is just going to throw away the piece of writing.

  2. These emotive words will help us in our writing to hook the reader in more and make our writing much more stronger.

  3. I have a sentence it is… I excitedly ran to the school play as I was on my way I saw a poster and it had that it was cancelled because they didn’t have one of their characters. I was horrified because I had to wait another week or more. I effortlessly walk home miserably and my tears were running down my wonderful checks. When I got home my mum was amazed that it wasn’t on at all because there was a character away.

  4. My whole entire footy team was amazed that I had kicked 29 goals and we ended up winning the game, which made the whole team Happy as I kicked the winning goal. I was surprised when they picked me up in excitement because I won the game.

  5. I have got some:
    Joyful
    Spectacular
    Fabtabulous
    Cheerful
    Sympathy
    Powerless
    Bored
    Outraged
    Dreading
    Rejected
    Hostile
    Proud
    Fondness
    Distrusting
    Disillusioned
    Satisfied
    Receptive
    Suspicious
    Excited
    Interested
    Confused
    Amused
    Delighted
    Disturbed
    Spiteful
    Shocked
    Overwhelmed
    Enthusiastic
    Uncomfortable
    Disliked
    Optimistic
    Resentful
    Amazed
    Hurt
    Regretful
    Trusting
    Delighted
    Confused
    Lonely
    Calm
    Stunned
    Exhausted
    Bitter
    Relaxed
    Interested
    Depressed
    Insecure
    Insulted
    Relieved
    Intrigued
    Hopeless
    Disgusted
    Sad
    Pity
    Pleased
    Curious
    Guilty
    Confident
    Hurt
    Brave
    Eager
    Lonely
    Weary
    Comfortable
    Hesitant
    Regretful
    Bored
    Safe
    Fearful
    Depressed
    Preoccupied
    Happy
    Anxious
    Hopeless
    Angry
    Love
    Worried
    Sorrow
    Jealous
    Scared
    Uncertain
    Insecure
    Annoyed
    Tender
    Rejected
    Disappointed
    Humiliated
    Compassionate
    Horrified
    Self conscious
    Caring
    Shamed
    Shocked
    Embarrassed
    Restless
    Concern
    Panicked
    Humiliated
    Grumpy
    Trust
    Afraid
    Disgraced
    Awkward
    Liking
    Nervous
    Uncomfortable
    Attraction
    Neglected
    Frustrated

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