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emotion

  
  ( emotions    plural  )
1       n-var   An emotion is a feeling such as happiness, love, fear, anger, or hatred, which can be caused by the situation that you are in or the people you are with.   (=feeling)  
Happiness was an emotion that Reynolds was having to relearn..., Her voice trembled with emotion.     
2       n-uncount   Emotion is the part of a person's character that consists of their feelings, as opposed to their thoughts.  
...the split between reason and emotion.     
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exp.
be consumed by an emotion; experience an intense feeling
be beside oneself with joy/ grief/ anger etc.
exp.
positive outburst of emotion; the final word in a string of lyrics by Michael Jackson.
exp.
have a powerful impact on someone; impress; generate an emotion (positive, but also negative)
it can be used to describe a feeling of fear or a positive emotion; e.g.: "This violin music gives me the chills" or "Being all alone in that old house after dark...it gave me the chills."
q.
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french

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