Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

attachment
a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
 
mournfulness
a state of gloomy sorrow
 
sorrow
an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement
 
enragement
a feeling of intense anger
 
avidness
a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
 
twinge
a sudden sharp feeling
 
nationalism
the aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination
 
wound
a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)
 
hurt
feelings of mental or physical pain
 
dysphoria
abnormal depression and discontent
 
addiction
an abnormally strong craving
 
compassionateness
a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
 
emulation
ambition to equal or excel
 
delectation
a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
 
aggression
a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack
 
passion
a feeling of strong sexual desire
 
panic
an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
 
beneficence
doing good; feeling beneficent
 
satisfaction
the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation
 
dread
fearful expectation or anticipation
 
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