AcceptanceA feeling of neutrality or contentment with a situation.
AdmirationRespect for someone or something.
AffectionA feeling of caring and warmth.
AggressivenessAn intense desire to act towards some annoyance, problem or goal.
AngerA sense of indignation at perceived injustice and a desire to act negatively.
AngstAngst is anxiety related to deep philosophical questions such as the search for meaning.
AnguishPain, distress and/or anxiety.
AnnoyanceIrritation at a distraction that is loud, boring, arrogant, idiotic or unfair.
AnticipationFeeling that you are waiting for something positive to happen.
AnxietyWorry, nervousness, unease or all three at the same time.
ApathyA relaxed state of emotional disengagement.
ArousalFeeling fully awake and engaged with your mind, senses and body.
AweA feeling of great respect, amazement or wonder.
BoredomA state of being weary and restless due to a lack of stimulation. Boredom can also result from stimulation that is repetitive or meaningless to you.
ConfidenceA feeling of trust in yourself. Confidence can also apply to trust in another person or an entity such as a business.
ContemptA feeling that someone or something is worthless or bad.
ContentmentA state of happiness or satisfaction with the state of things.
CourageFearlessness in the face of risk.
CuriosityA desire to know something or experience something.
CynicismFeeling pessimistic and suspicious.
DarknessA state of grief, fear, despair or immersion in the morbid and immoral.
DepressionFeelings of severe sadness and loss of hope.
DesireThe motivation to do something.
DespairThe loss of hope.
DisappointmentDispleasure at the nonfulfillment of hopes, desires or expectations.
DisgustA strong sense of disapproval directed at something you find wrong, unjust or unappealing.
DistrustThe feeling that someone or something is dishonest or unreliable.
DominanceA feeling of superiority or power relative to another person.
EmbarrassmentA sense of awkwardness or shame.
EnthusiasmA high state of energy and interest.
EnvyResentfulness triggered by a desire for the abilities, social status, position or possessions of others.
EuphoriaIntense feelings of well-being and joy.
FaithA state of complete and unconditional trust.
FearIntense anticipation of risk often described as unpleasant and distracting.
Flight or FightA sudden panicked fear that causes an urge to run or fight. A basic survival mechanism that generates a strong physiological response.
FrustrationAnger or annoyance at a lack of progress.
GriefDeep sorrow caused by loss.
GuiltA feeling of shame about your thoughts, actions or inactions.
HappinessAn enthusiastic feeling of well-being and contentment.
HatredIntense feelings of animosity, anger and resentment.
HopeOptimistic feelings about the future and the potential for positive outcomes.
HorrorAn intense feeling of shock, fear and disgust.
HostilityA desire to direct negative actions or inactions towards something or someone. For example, an desire to be unfriendly to someone for some perceived insult.
HumiliationA feeling of mortification, lowliness, submission or lost pride.
HumilityA lack of self-obsession or feeling that you are a small part of far greater things. This is often viewed as a virtue and should not be confused with feelings of humiliation or low self-esteem.
JealousyA feeling of insecurity about what you have or what you want. Jealousy is associated with intense resentment of people you view as competition, envy over their successes and fear about their strategy.
JoyA feeling of pure and guiltless happiness.
LoathingIntense disgust that borders on hatred.
LonelinessSadness at a perceived lack of social interaction and connectedness.
LoveA euphoric and total feeling of admiration and affection.
NostalgiaNostalgia is a slightly sad but potentially enjoyable longing for the past.
MelancholyA mild sadness that has no cause or a superficial cause. For example, a slightly gloomy feeling due to bad weather.
MorbidnessUnwholesome feelings related to death, disease and destruction.
OptimismFeelings of confidence and hope in the future.
OutrageA sense of shock and indignation at a perceived injustice.
PanicA sudden, urgent and intense feeling of fear.
PassionIntense desire and enthusiasm.
PessimismA lack of confidence in the future.
PityA feeling of sorrow and compassion for suffering. The term pity suggests that you feel superior in some way to those who are suffering.
PleasureSatisfaction and enjoyment.
PrideA feeling of confidence in your self-worth. Pride can also apply to confidence in others such as pride in your nation, culture or family.
RageA feeling of being both angry and out of control.
RegretSadness, shame or disappointment regarding the past.
RejectionA feeling of hurt confidence due to being dismissed, excluded or refused.
RemorseDeep regret for a wrong you have done.
ResentmentBitterness at having been treated unfairly.
SadnessA painful feeling created by a sense of loss, helplessness or disappointment.
SaudadeMelancholic longing for something you once had. This can be a romantic feeling that is enjoyable as opposed to a profound sadness. Schadenfreude is a dark sense of pleasure at the misfortune of others.
SentimentalityA state of excessive emotion that has not been earned. For example, being extremely sad about love songs as opposed to events in your life.
ShameA painful feeling created by negative evaluations of the self. This can include regret at your past behavior that you consider wrong or foolish. Shame can also be caused by your judgement that you are currently weak, immoral, powerless or worthless. Feelings of shame can cause a strong motivation to improve.
ShockA feeling of disorientation and confusion caused by an upsetting or surprising event.
ShynessA desire to avoid taking social risks.
SorrowAn intense sadness often related to loss, misfortune or regret.
SufferingA broad category of negative emotion caused by misfortune such as injury, illness, loss or hardship.
SurpriseA sudden feeling of astonishment or wonder typically due to an unexpected event or realization.
TrustFirm belief and faith in someone or something.
VigilanceA heightened state of awareness and readiness for action.
WonderA feeling of intense admiration for the inexplicable or astonishing.
WorryA state of concern about problems or risks.
An instinctual state of consciousness that is beyond verbal and visual thinking.