Verbs to describe emotions

Potray your emotions using these words.

abandon hope - despair Don't despair--help is on the way! accept or admit unwillingly - grudge , resent act nervously; be undecided; be uncertain - dither , fret affect emotionally - stir , touch , move A stirring movie, I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy affect in a disagreeable way - jar , affect This play jarred the audience affect suddenly with deep feeling - smite , affect He was smitten with love for this young girl anger or take offense - bridle , anger She bridled at his suggestion to elope annoy continually or chronically - harass , hassle , harry , plague , molest , provoke , chivy, chivvy, chevy , chevvy, beset , annoy He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked, This man harasses his female co-workers annoy persistently - tease , badger , pester , bug , beleaguer , torment The children teased the boy because of his stammer anticipate with dread or anxiety - apprehend , quail at, fear , anticipate appear inviting - beckon , attract The shop window decorations beckoned arouse again - rekindle , arouse rekindle hopes, rekindle her love arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness - estrange , alienate , disaffect She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious arouse or elicit a feeling - excite , arouse arouse or excite feelings and passions - inflame , heat , stir up , wake , ignite , fire up , arouse The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor, The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world, Wake old feelings of hatred arouse sympathy or compassion in - move , affect Her fate moved us all arouse unreasoning love or passion in and cause to behave in an irrational way - infatuate , arouse His new car has infatuated him, love has infatuated her astound or overwhelm, as with shock - stagger , overwhelm She was staggered with bills after she tried to rebuild her house following the earthquake attract the attention of - bring The noise and the screaming brought the curious attract - trance , catch , captivate , beguile , charm , fascinate , bewitch , entrance , enchant , capture , enamour , becharm , enamor , attract She captured all the men's hearts be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event - fear , worry I fear she might get aggressive be afraid or scared of - fear , dread I fear the winters in Moscow, We should not fear the Communists! be agitated or irritated - fret , worry don't fret over these small details be apathetic, gloomy, or dazed - mope , moon around, moon about be attractive to - attract , appeal The idea of a vacation appeals to me, The beautiful garden attracted many people be bossy towards - strong-arm , bully , browbeat , bullyrag , ballyrag , boss around , hector , push around , intimidate Her big brother always bullied her when she was young be brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame - die , lose it I was dying with embarrassment when my little lie was discovered, We almost died laughing during the show be concerned with - worry , care I worry about my grades be discouraging or negative about - throw cold water on , pour cold water on , discourage be ecstatic with joy - rejoice , triumph , wallow , exult be elated - fly high , feel He was flying high during the summer months be enamored or in love with - love , love She loves her husband deeply be envious of; set one's heart on - envy , begrudge , desire be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something - salivate , drool , covet She was salivating over the raise she anticipated be excited or anxious about - anticipate , look for , look to be exuberant or high-spirited - glow , feel Make the people's hearts glow be flustered; behave in a confused manner - fluster be fond of; be attached to - treasure , care for , cherish , hold dear , love be fond of - like I like my nephews be in a huff; be silent or sullen - stew , grizzle , brood be in a state of uncontrolled anger - foam at the mouth, froth at the mouth, rage be in an agitated emotional state - seethe , boil The customer was seething with anger be in an agitated or excited state - ferment , seethe The Middle East is fermenting, Her mind ferments be mad, angry, or furious - fume , feel be oppressive or disheartening to - weigh down , weigh on , sadden be optimistic - hope , desire I am still hoping that all will turn out well be overcome by a sudden fear - panic , fear The students panicked when told that final exams were less than a week away be preoccupied with something - obsess , worry She is obsessing over her weight be proud of - pride , congratulate , plume , feel He prides himself on making it into law school be repellent to; cause aversion in - repel , repulse , displease