COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
an emotional bond
▪ As soon as we met we felt an emotional bond.
an emotional reaction (=showing strong emotion, especially by crying)
▪ I was surprised by her emotional reaction to the news.
an emotional response
▪ When she died, the emotional response was extraordinary.
an emotional speech (=showing emotions, especially by crying)
▪ On retiring, she delivered an emotional farewell speech.
an emotional/psychological impact
▪ Their mother’s death had a huge emotional impact on the children.
emotional blackmail (=tried to make him feel guilty)
▪ She had already tried emotional blackmail to stop him leaving.
▪ Weaver admitted a strong emotional involvement in her client’s case.
▪ He suffers from depression and other emotional problems.
▪ She has been suffering from considerable emotional strain.
▪ He was a loner who failed to develop emotional ties with other people.
▪ the emotional trauma of rape
▪ a child starved of emotional nourishment
▪ his father’s violent outbursts of temper
▪ It was a time of great emotional stress for me.
▪ The attack had left her an emotional wreck.
political/emotional/economic/religious etc turmoil
▪ the prospect of another week of political turmoil
▪ Depriving a child of love does irreparable emotional harm.
▪ The mental scars left by the accident are still with him.
sb’s mental/emotional state
▪ Whenever Ben stops his medication, his mental state deteriorates.
▪ He lacks the emotional maturity to appreciate poetry.
social/economic/emotional etc deprivation
▪ Low birth weight is related to economic deprivation.
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
▪ He was aware of an almost imperceptible withdrawing, more emotional than physical, a small delicate gesture of self-containment.
▪ Women are much more emotional than men.
▪ But the reasons are more emotional than scientific.
▪ Crystal still has to adjust to the collegiate game, which is more emotional and physical.
▪ Clearly Emilia Frere's decline was more emotional than physical, for it would respond to no remedy.
▪ But although women are not more emotional than men, we are individuals with individual differences in emotions as in other things.
▪ If the anxiety does not diminish, more emotional probing may need to take place with some one skilled in this area.
▪ They felt very emotional about each other, he said.
▪ He became very emotional, started crying and kept putting his hands together in that way of his.
▪ Every session is different - some sessions race by, others drag, some are quite businesslike, others get very emotional.
▪ People get very emotional over the issues involved and discussion may tend to become polarised.
▪ It was a very emotional experience.
▪ They say its their heritage and they're very emotional about it.
▪ Naturally this is a very emotional moment, but we try to remain calm.
▪ He felt very emotional, caught up in his own acting and awareness of the speech's significance from the night before.
▪ The victim of horrendous physical and emotional abuse, she was failed by all those who were bound up in her care.
▪ In one fell swoop, the authors have denied the deeply traumatizing consequences of extreme verbal and emotional abuse.
▪ His sister Julie Seddon, 28, of Skelmersdale, made an emotional appeal for him to give himself up.
▪ That emotional appeal is not necessarily bad, although it obviously becomes so when put to evil use.
▪ Later Jonathan Probyn made an emotional appeal for his estranged wife to contact him or her family.
▪ Who is intellectual, who is motivated by logic, by emotional appeal?
▪ In Holy Trinity Church Nicholson abounded in anecdotes, vulgarity, rudeness, emotional appeals, a dogmatism so dogmatic as to frighten.
▪ Macmillan made a long and politically emotional appeal for Skybolt's replacement by Polaris.
▪ There are still strong emotional attachments to these outposts, which are spread out over the valley.
▪ The emotional attachment for audiences is the relationship between Flynt and Althea, and she is absolutely instrumental at that.
▪ It is a perfect pairing of emotional attachment and learning.
▪ Do people search for emotional attachments when they migrate to cities?
▪ In 1984, only 59 percent were looking for an emotional attachment.
▪ In particular, emotional attachments may be given a justification which psychologically does not explain why the individual holds the attachments.
▪ Rune had never pretended an emotional attachment to her - in fact quite the opposite!
▪ There is emotional blackmail over custody of the daughter.
▪ No, he used some pretty outrageous emotional blackmail on me.
▪ Some people even resort to emotional blackmail and games, which can end in making everyone unhappy.
▪ This cleans the slate making it less likely that you will feel guilty or succumb to any future pressure or emotional blackmail.
▪ Be especially wary of using emotional blackmail.
▪ All the rest is emotional blackmail.
▪ It's not emotional blackmail - but once or twice recently, I've felt that I've nearly bought it.
▪ The intellectual domination and the emotional charge which carried it rapidly whipped him out of his old ways.
▪ A large emotional charge may also inhibit repeater technique.
▪ The purpose and persistency of the aberree was hindered in ratio to the amount of emotional charge within his engram bank.
▪ The emotional charge of a deja vu was absent.
▪ There is material before it and emotional charge after it which make it unwieldy.
▪ There is emotional charge here somewhere which will discharge.
▪ Nevertheless, it has emotional charge and therapy is slowed by that charge.
▪ The music of the words is there to be used - but not at the expense of the sense and emotional content.
▪ This film was original, surprising, oddly real in its emotional content, oddly compelling in its naturalness.
▪ You need to be in touch with the emotional content of the relationship.
▪ In his abstract ballets or interpretations of music, he rarely worried about the mood or emotional content of the music.
▪ The right temporal lobe is particularly interested in the emotional content of the facial expression.
▪ Some central features of narrative construction were studied, including the gradual embellishment of stories and their emotional content.
▪ He has no family support for emotional development.
▪ Once again, this progress could be seen as a step up the ladder of emotional development.
▪ It aims at amplifying the bare details of physical development and putting these into their context of emotional development and developmental psychology.
▪ This lack of communication makes it hard for them to reach the milestones described earlier and to achieve healthy emotional development.
▪ We depend upon emotionally-packed images, formed in childhood or reinforced in times of crisis during our emotional development.
▪ D., was willing to discuss the general characteristics of emotional development.
▪ Their emotional development was not understood as it is today.
▪ By the end of my initial meetings with Robbie, I summed up for myself his emotional development.
▪ In such cases, the X-ray leads to unnecessary discomfort, expense and emotional distress.
▪ Simply ... understanding mental illness Everyone experiences emotional distress.
▪ If they are overeating as a result of emotional distress, there are cures.
▪ Furthermore, in 1975 an executive who suffered emotional distress after being demoted was awarded £500 compensation.
▪ Cameron did not satisfy the state law requirements to support a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress.
▪ Whether you are experiencing physical pain, mental anguish or emotional distress, you will feel it deeply at the time.
▪ As you can imagine, this causes us a great deal of humiliation and emotional distress.
▪ In other children the soiling indicates a marked level of emotional disturbance.
▪ Work inhibition is not caused by severe emotional disturbance.
▪ No one should shoot up drugs because addiction, poor health, family disruption, emotional disturbances and death could follow.
▪ Parents of other children who had had polio told them to expect this emotional disturbance to last as long as six months.
▪ Keeping a steady blaze is akin to the way in which women generate and maintain emotional energy.
▪ Other parents feel drained, with little emotional energy to devote to smiling and cooing at a seemingly uninterested child.
▪ Her husband died about five years ago and she's put all her emotional energy into her job.
▪ Parents who successfully draw their child out are the ones who generate a lot of emotional energy.
▪ Nevertheless, by far the greater part of the emotional energy and imagination of five hundred people was rooted in the Dersingham family.
▪ How much time and emotional energy did team members lose to bracing for surprise attacks from their leader?
▪ It was without end or beginning, paling all emotional experiences into insignificance.
▪ These ideas from psychotherapy help our background understanding of emotional experiences in the later part of the life-cycle.
▪ After using the relaxation exercise you then conjure up a positive emotional experience.
▪ It was a very emotional experience.
▪ I think the sharing and the emotional experiences are part of the miracle of Lourdes.
▪ So performing live in the Land of Song for the first time was an emotional experience for Kylie and her relatives.
▪ The basis of his argument is that emotional experience and emotional behaviour involve separate, although interlinked, parts of the brain.
▪ He felt that everything was somehow vague and meaningless; nothing had sharp emotional impact.
▪ They had a terrible emotional impact on the children...
▪ But the emotional impact of drastic life changes can never be wholly sorted out in advance.
▪ Sometimes the words themselves mean little, but the emotional impact they convey goes deeper than the intellect.
▪ I guess that had a lot of emotional impact on me.
▪ The physicality of sport, its speed and grace, along with the emotional intensity of victory and defeat are supremely visual.
▪ In these novels of great emotional intensity, sensibility and sentimentality lead to virtue.
▪ Her emotional intensity is experienced by the other characters as a tyranny from which they must escape if they are to survive.
▪ Others are alarmed by too much emotional intensity.
▪ An activated word might be defined as any word placed in a context such that it takes on emotional intensity.
▪ There was never any emotional involvement, just a physical act that offered him some release.
▪ How can we reconcile the low frequency of expressions of emotional involvement in election campaigns with the high frequency of antagonistic partisanship?
▪ According to Tormey's theory of Expression, emotional involvement for the actor is minimal.
▪ The same applies to the impression of emotional involvement.
▪ Second, for the fieldworker such studies are extremely demanding in tact, energy, persistence, time and emotional involvement.
▪ As the coffin slides into the furnace, we try to restrict our emotional involvement - sometimes at considerable psychological cost.
▪ It shows her growing emotional involvement and gradually seems to affect her every movement.
▪ This implies that people at work operate as robots, devoid of emotional involvement with one another.
▪ Physician-assisted suicide, one of the most emotional issues this term, will be argued before the high court in January.
▪ And abortion is a very volatile, emotional issue.
▪ Rough, because of the emotional issues of separation and abandonment and being uprooted.
▪ The Lower Emotional Centre is where we function daily in our emotional life.
▪ His emotional life had been neither happy nor successful.
▪ It is said that they fill our emotional life and that we are their constant prey.
▪ These are some of the feelings we may have to explore if we seek not to be victims of our emotional life.
▪ Though Janir and I were close, we rarely discussed our emotional lives.
▪ Their characters do not seem to lead full, emotional lives.
▪ And yet his emotional life remains a mystery to him.
▪ Her emotional maturity should be such that she does not have to gratify personal needs at the patient's expense.
▪ Some teachers and most students have limited intellectual and emotional maturity....
▪ Believe me, intellectual age has little to do with emotional maturity.
▪ They tend to aggravate rather than improve the poor self-esteem, poor individual coping skills and poor emotional maturity in the primary sufferer.
▪ This is still true when he says that some of the respondents lacked the emotional maturity to respond adequately to poetry.
▪ Many meetings help individuals and groups to overcome their particular problems or fulfil an emotional need.
▪ They may fulfill their emotional needs with their children instead of finding their own fulfillment.
▪ Unfortunately, just as the emotional needs of mentally disordered people are often ignored, so too are their spiritual needs.
▪ We tend to think of a highly emotional child as being inattentive, driven by her emotional needs of the moment.
▪ Accidentals are placed according to the emotional needs of the melody itself.
▪ He was lonely and possessed by bottomless emotional needs.
▪ Both were unfitted to meet the spiritual and emotional needs of the masses.
▪ We are instinctively drawn to the essential oil which may be right for our physical and emotional needs at the time.
▪ One sometimes thinks of Franck here, but Fauré characteristically reins in his emotional outbursts before they become too vigorous.
▪ The emotional outburst was as far as he would go, however.
▪ I've never had an emotional outburst till now.
▪ Not a Cal Ripken pent-up emotional outburst kind of ovation, mind you, but a nice little round of applause.
▪ The fact that it doesn't cause you immense emotional pain doesn't mean you're not committed to it.
▪ If you are overweight, then you know what it means to be in emotional pain.
▪ These are patients cut off from their capacity to feel, presumably to protect themselves from emotional pain.
▪ Horton seemed to be in extraordinary emotional pain.
▪ We have this remarkable gift of tears, which will in time ease both our physical and emotional pain.
▪ Like this woman's brother, there were many who found the displacement and emotional pain overpowering.
▪ It may be that her devoted young readers need respite from emotional pain.
▪ Acute emotional pain is a powerful threat.
▪ If the outcome of this sombre, lovingly detailed film is unsurprising, its emotional power is undeniable.
▪ And it relies on the emotional power of color.
▪ Dionysiac music - music proper - introduced the emotional power of tone, melody and harmony.
▪ But she gave herself up to police and told them her real motive was to win attention for emotional problems.
▪ The sixth and oldest, a 9-year-old boy, currently is in specialized foster care because of emotional problems.
▪ The emotional problems associated with a possible conflict of interest may need to be recognised.
▪ After all, there is so much talk about emotional problems and abnormality that many people wonder if they need help.
▪ He or she may have emotional problems that result in occasional deliberate binges but that is not necessarily alcoholism.
▪ The organization has a less productive worker and the employee gets to wrestle with a series of physical and emotional problems.
▪ But social service officials have warned that even if this latest rescue mission is successful the children could face long-term emotional problems.
▪ Those with extensive past histories suggesting emotional problems also tended to have longer courses.
▪ An emotional reaction is what the caller wants.
▪ I tried to empathize with their own differing emotional reactions and the fact that they were falling into their own traps again.
▪ He still showed little emotional reaction though he was evidently angry with himself for letting his natural arrogance be so easily quashed.
▪ They go through similar identifiable stages of emotional reactions.
▪ Selection will be based on our priorities, on explicit criteria and fundamentally on our emotional reactions.
▪ What is wanted is an immediate, largely emotional reaction.
▪ Firstly, children should be able to establish reasons why there are individual differences in personality traits and emotional reactions.
▪ One question in the survey concerned the emotional responses of people to the mentally handicapped.
▪ Organizational fears are emotional responses to core beliefs.
▪ But the androids have developed their own emotional responses and therefore they suffer as the humans do.
▪ Mood disorders such as mania and depression involve inappropriate emotional responses.
▪ Depending upon this determination, we develop appropriate emotional responses.
▪ Irony is used here to mock an emotional response, identified as always female, always stupid.
▪ In Cognitive-Behaviour terms these parents' emotional responses would differ because their appraisals of the situation differ.
▪ A second criticism is that the theory assumes that all emotional response is the same.
▪ This was a fine piece of filmmaking - uncompromising and direct, with no overplay on the emotional side.
▪ Mr Andrew, with more experience and objectivity, was able to cope with the emotional side more easily.
▪ Instead we have quite enthusiastically lapsed into a chronic dualism where the whole emotional side of the human psyche has been suppressed.
▪ In Chapter 5 we will look at the stresses and emotional side of the journey.
▪ I can sense your emotional state.
▪ You may also notice that your child likes to maintain a fairly low-key emotional state.
▪ It was certainly not a highly emotional state, nor was it an abandonment of old modes of perception.
▪ Liquid Valium Anxiety is an unpleasant emotional state that differs from related states such as fear, aggression, and confusion.
▪ This has considerable significance for the communication of emotional states and personal interaction.
▪ In other words, meaning is a highly important component element in the labelling of emotional states.
▪ It must be virtually impossible for a dolphin to hide its inner emotional state.
▪ Throughout they have to be aware of each player's emotional state.
▪ Be prepared to reconsider the likelihood of emotional stresses and strains.
▪ Hemifacial spasm is not psychogenic as was commonly thought in the past, although it may be aggravated by emotional stress.
▪ A person who is mentally ill has a temporary ailment, a condition brought about by emotional stress.
▪ Also the emotional stress placed on families with special-needs children can bring on abuse or neglect.
▪ Not surprisingly, most studies have concerned themselves with ill effect, notably that of emotional stress.
▪ Drugs, hormones, food, distension, and emotional stress elicit exaggerated motor responses.
▪ It all caused me severe emotional stress and a career setback.
▪ It is this subjective evaluation that determines whether retirement results in personal satisfaction or emotional stress.
▪ It's an emotional support from my boyfriend, sister, father.
▪ In certain situations, the continuous emotional support may have a deeper therapeutic effect.
▪ In addition to medical prescription, victims require emotional support and reassurance which is not available from sources such as the family.
▪ Finally, the managers received critical emotional support from peers.
▪ In most training schools little or no individual emotional support is available.
▪ While separating these activities analytically from other major processes, like emotional support, it does this for justifiable theoretical reasons.
▪ Volunteers need greater counselling skills and better personal emotional support than ever before.
▪ We believe emotional support is an essential ingredient for every laboring woman.
▪ Considering the possibility of emotional trauma resulting from such a programme is crucial.
▪ No one was killed or even harmed, except for the emotional trauma caused by the exaggerated reports of peril.
▪ Interestingly, only one of the nine families with an affected child had an above average level of emotional trauma.
▪ The emotional trauma caused her to be briefly hospitalized.
▪ So your Higher Self lovingly sends you an emotional trauma, in the hope that this might release the blocked-up emotions.
▪ For all her bravery and determination, she is not over the emotional trauma of being raped.
▪ He was beginning to feel as if he had just switched roller-coasters - from one set of emotional turmoil to another.
▪ In addition to their own emotional turmoil, parents must cope with the demands and expectations of those around them.
▪ It did not suit her now to observe the emotional turmoil inside Rose.
▪ All of these issues can be a source of great emotional turmoil to many people.
▪ These practical worries add to the emotional turmoil a woman will already be undergoing.
▪ So Mimi walked out, and suddenly he faced a kind of emotional turmoil he had never before experienced.
▪ It is believed to contain explosive scenes - including Di's alleged suicide bids, emotional turmoil and friendships with other men.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Losing my family left me an emotional cripple.
▪ But Howard's performance also suggests that Higgins is an emotional cripple.
▪ Together they inadvertently ensured that their four children would be little more than emotional cripples.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Ann suffered from a number of emotional disturbances.
▪ Grandpa gets very emotional when he talks about the war.
▪ He's an emotional guy.
▪ In an emotional outburst, Shahidi told reporters she now had no life worth living.
▪ It was an emotional game for all of us.
▪ Most couples remember the arrival of their first baby as a highly emotional time.
▪ Newspaper reporters were there to record the emotional reunion between the woman and her children.
▪ The busing plan got an emotional response from the community.
▪ The council's vote came after nearly six hours of emotional debate.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ An attractive hypothesis is that the activity of this region in man and monkey is related to emotional speech, especially expletives.
▪ Crystal still has to adjust to the collegiate game, which is more emotional and physical.
▪ Leaving children behind may put an emotional strain on the family.
▪ Of course, what this ignores are the often huge emotional sacrifices that the individual who becomes a tax exile must make.
▪ Rather, their thinking denotes a permanent shift in both the emotional and intellectual temper of the age.
▪ Still others have found themselves trapped in a horrendous and expensive quagmire of political, emotional, financial and legal issues.
▪ The string section repeatedly cut through his fraught baritone with great sheets of emotional counterpoint.
▪ We have the freedom to be open about our feelings that comes with an emotional crisis.