Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

misoneism
hatred of change or innovation
 
chill
a sudden numbing dread
 
shyness
a feeling of fear of embarrassment
 
emulation
ambition to equal or excel
 
unfriendliness
dislike experienced as an absence of friendliness
 
disgruntlement
a feeling of sulky discontent
 
preference
a strong liking
 
heartlessness
an absence of concern for the welfare of others
 
woe
intense mournfulness
 
fidget
a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion
 
aspiration
a cherished desire
 
contrition
sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
 
scunner
a strong dislike
 
gaiety
a gay feeling
 
remorse
a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
 
torture
extreme mental distress
 
distance
indifference by personal withdrawal
 
humbleness
a humble feeling
 
growing pains
emotional distress arising during adolescence
 
stolidity
apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
 
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