Vocabulary for FeelingsRevision:
Present Simple - Present PerfectVocabulary
angry - to show strong feelings of displeasure, annoyance, i.e.
Note: angry with a person; angry about a situation.
- I'm very angry with my sister: she borrowed my computer without asking me.
- The factory near my house has polluted the river. I'm really angry about it.
determined - a firm feeling or fixed purpose to do something, i.e.
guilty - feeling responsible for doing something wrong, i.e.
- He's a very strong person. He's determined to get well again after his accident.
- She practises five hours a day. She's determined to become a concert pianist.
- He was driving the car when they had the accident. His girl-friend broke her legs. He feels really guilty about it.
- He was working away a lot. His children didn't see him much. Now he's guilty that he didn't try to find a job nearer home.
lonely - feeling alone; feeling sad because you're on your own, i.e.
pessimistic - (Adjective) expecting something bad or negative will happen, i.e.
- My grandmother feels lonely in the evenings so I try to visit her two or three times a week.
- I'm pessimistic about his journey across the desert; I don't feel he has prepared for it well enough.
- Her brother's optimistic but she's a real pessimist (noun) about everything.
shocked - a feeling of being surprised and upset, i.e.
- When he told me he'd lost his job I was shocked.
- It shocked me that the waiter was so rude when I asked why our food hadn't come.
- a feeling that someone has done something wrong; or someone has committed
a crime, i.e.
- It's suspicious that David said he's ill and can't come to my party when Mary saw him playing football only yesterday.
- The police were suspicious when he said he'd been at home watching TV but couldn't remember any of the programmes he watched.
- to show anger and hostility with physical violence, i.e.
- When I accused him of damaging my car he became physically aggressive.
- It's too easy for her to become physically aggressive; she needs help to learn to control her temper.