In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(feeling)sentimiento masculineI was torn by conflicting emotions — me debatía entre sentimientos contradictorios
- Life today is guided not by logic and reason but rather by emotion, fear and sentimentality.
- An action that springs from desire, emotion, or interest is therefore heteronomous.
- Do you ever feel caught up in emotions and find yourself making a bad decision?
- The mother struggles to find her own voice amid the turbulent emotions of her offspring.
- He began to drink heavily and seemed quite incapable of controlling his emotions.
- It's easier to write a song and sing about intense personal emotions than to talk about them.
- I let my emotions control me instead of my logic, my hatred win out over my curiosity.
- There has been an attempt to defuse aggressive emotions and any desire for revenge.
- Asylum is an issue which continues to stir emotions, both in the town and across the country.
- Women opt for romance, emotion and tears; men favour blood, crime and technology.
- It addresses the audience by distracting its reason and arousing its emotion.
- I think all my books are embarrassingly awash with sentimentality and emotion.
- When he does react, he makes sure that his rational side is always in control of his emotions.
- She hated letting other people see her cry, as if it was a point of shame to possess human emotions.
- The path down is usually the feminine journey, which brings us to emotion, instinct and intuition.
- He said the crash had devastated the entire station and emotions were still raw.
- It can also be difficult for them to speak to friends about the emotions they are experiencing.
- Public displays of emotion, aggression and anxiety are an accepted form of behaviour.
- Her emotions were too strong, too raw, for her to be able to suppress them any longer.
- It allows you to have strong emotions and opinions without any real risk to yourself.
- It is a Water sign, and as such is connected to the world of emotion and the instincts.
- Reason and emotion can thus be seen as two complementary systems in the human brain for making decisions.
- How could she have let him do this to her, to affect her this way that she had no control over her own emotions?
- You should respect your elders, but not when they try to manipulate your emotions.
- With knowledge comes realisation and emotion, not always happy, but always positive.
- Also, would you care to explain why logical rational thought is more valid than emotion and intuition?
- The left part of the picture seems to symbolize the realm of desire and irrational emotions.
- As his wife fell into a dark world of despair, Adom felt his emotions mirror hers.
- She loves the fact that there is an intensity about holidays that can spark strong emotions.
- Since Plato, many philosophers have sought to make a sharp distinction between reason and emotion.
- Many actors play down the intellectual side of their work, and talk instead about operating on emotion and instinct.
- We act irresponsibly if we ignore the way in which emotion can drive reason from the field.
- Romance calls for passion and usually an outpouring of emotion and sentiment.
- The fast footwork, rhythmic clapping and haunting singing radiate an atmosphere of passion and raw emotion.
- This fake show of emotion is embarrassing and entirely unjustified.
- The world cannot tolerate these old claims, most times based on sheer hysteria and emotion.
- The death penalty is like human sacrifice in that it is not based on reason, but on emotion.
- Never before had he felt such strong emotions for anyone else besides his family.
- As he spoke for those two hypnotic hours, he appealed not to my emotion, but to reason.
- I wish people would stop mistaking sentimentality for serious emotion.
- The endocrine system is often seen as having a very strong link to the emotions.
- I guess Dan didn't want me to know he was human and actually had feelings and emotions.
- He said he could never condone her reaction but her emotions were understandable.
2(strength of feeling)emoción feminineher voice trembled with emotion — la voz le temblaba de emoción
- he said it with no apparent emotion — lo dijo sin demostrar ninguna emoción
- scenes of great emotion — escenas de gran emotividad
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