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30.08.2014 01:02    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Romance      Tags: romance writing  list of emotions  romance  writing  emotions  

Emotion is the backbone, the driving force that makes plot work, that gives your characters depth and dimension. It's the key that has your reader sighing with pleasure, reaching for the hankie or biting her nails with apprehension. Without emotion, it just isn't a romance.

 

Abandoned

Abhor

Ablaze

Abominable

Abrasive

Absorbed

Absorbed

Absurd

Abused

Abusive

Accommodating

Acknowledged

Acquiescent

Acrimonious

Admonished

Adoration

Adored

Adventurous

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Affected

Affectionate

Afflicted

Affronted

Afraid

Aggravated

Aggressive

Agitated

Agonized

Agony

Agreeable

Airy

Awkward

Alienated

Alive

Alluring

Alone

Altruistic

Ambiguous

Ambitious

Amenable

Amorous

Amused

Anger

Angry

Anguished

Animated

Annoyed

Anxiety

Anxious

Apathy

Appealing

Appeasing

Appetizing Appreciation

Apprehensive

Ardent

Arduous

Argumentative

Armored

Aroused

Arrogant

Astounded

Attentive

Avoidance

Beaten down

Bemused

Betrayed

Bewildered

Bewitched

Bitchy

Bitter

Blah

Blessed

Blissful

Blunt

Boiling

Bored

Bothered

Brave

Breathless

Breezy

Bright

Broken

Bruised

Buoyant

Burdensome

Bursting

Callous

Calm

Captivated

Captivating

Careless

Caring

Celebrating

Chagrined

Charmed

Charming

Chastened

Cheerful

Cherishing

Clandestine

Clear

Cold

Cold-blooded

Collected

Comatose

Comfortable

Compassion

Competitive

Complacent

Composed

Concerned

Confused

Congenial

Content

Cool

Copasetic

Coping

Cordial

Cornered

Creative

Crucified

Crushed

Cursed

Cushy

Cut down

Dainty

Defensive

Dejected

Delectable Delicate

Delighted

Demure

Depressed

Desirable

Desired

Desolate

Despair

Despondent

Devoted

Devoured

Discomfort

Discontented

Disgust

Dismal

Dispassionate

Displeased

Disregard

Disregarding

Distracted

Distressed

Disturbed

Doldrums

Don't mind

Doomed

Droopy

Dull

Eager

Earnest

Easy

Ecstatic

Electric

Enchanted

Endearing

Enduring

Engaging

Enjoy

Enlivened

Enraged

Enraptured

Enthused

Enthusiastic

Enticing

Even tempered

Exacerbated

Exasperated

Excited

Exciting

Exultation

Fanatical

Fascinated

Fascinating

Fear

Fearful

Fearing

Fervent

Fervor

Fiery

Flared up

Flattering

Flushed

Flustered

Fluttery

Foaming at the mouth

Forbearance

Fortitude

Frantic

Fretful

Frigid

Frisky

Frustration

Full

Fuming

Fun

Funny

Furious

Galvanized

Gay

Genial

Giggly

Glad

Glee

Gleeful

Gloom

Gloomy

Glowing

Gnawing

Good

Goodness

Grateful

Gratified

Gratitude

Grave

Grief

Grieving

Grim

Griped

Grounded

Gushing,

Gusto

Haggard

Half-hearted

Hardened

Harsh

Having Fun

Hearty

Heavy

Hectic

Hilarious

Hope

Hopeful

Horrific

Horrified

Horror-stricken

Humorous

Hurt

Hysterical

Impetuous

Imposing

Impressed

Impressionable

Impulsive

Indulged

Indulgent

Inept

Infelicitous

Inflexible

Infuriated

Insatiable

Insensitive

Insouciant

Inspired

Interested

Intimidated

Intrigued

Inviting

Irrepressible

Irritated

Irritation

Jaunty

Jealous

Jittery

Jolly

Jovial

Joy

Joyful

Jubilation

Languid

Languish

Laugh

Laughingly

Lethargic

Light hearted

Lively

Loathe

Lonely

Lonesome

Long-suffering

Lost

Love

Loved

Loving

Lukewarm

Luxurious

Mad

Manic

Martyr

Meddlesome

Melancholy

Melodramatic

Merry

Mindful

Mindless

Mirthful

Miserable

Moderate

Mopy

Mortified

Moved

Nervous

Nonchalant

Not caring

Numb

Optimistic

Over the edge

Overflowing

Over-wrought

Pain

Panic

Paralyzed

Passionate

Passive

Patient

Peace of mind

Perky

Perplexed

Perturbation

Perturbed

Petrified

Pine

Piquant

Pitied

Placid

Plagued

Pleasant

Pleasing

Pleasurable

Pleasured

Pressured

Prey to

Pride

Protected

Proud

Provocative

Provoked

Quarrelsome

Quenched

Quiet

Quivering

Quivery

Radiant

Rash

Raving

Ravished

Ravishing

Ready to burst

Receptive

Reckless

Reconciled

Refreshed

Rejected

Rejection

Rejoice

Relish

Repressed

Repugnant

Resentful

Resentment

Resigned

Resistant

Restrained

Restraint

Revived

Ridiculous

Romantic

Rueful

Safe

Satiated

Satisfaction

Satisfied

Scared

Secretive

Secure

Sedate

Seduced

Seductive

Seething

Selfish

Sensational

Sensual

Sentimental

Serious

Shaken

Shame

Shielded

Shocked

Shutter

Shy

Silly

Simmering

Sincere

Sinking

Smug

Snug

Sober

Sobering

Soft

Solemn

Somber

Sore

Sorrow

Sorrowful

Sour

Sparkling

Spastic

Spicy

Spirited

Spry

Stoic

Stranded

Stressed

Stricken

Stung

Stunned

Subdued

Subjugated

Suffering

Sunny

Supportive

Surrender

Susceptible

Suspended

Sweet

Sympathy

Taken advantage of

Tame

Tantalizing

Tantrumy

Temperate

Tender

The blues

Thick-skinned

Thin-skinned

Threatened

Thrilled

Tickled

Tight

Tight-lipped

Timid

Tingly

Tolerant

Tormented

Tortured

Touched

Tranquil

Transported

Trepidation

Troubled

Twitchy

Uncomfortable

Unconcerned

Unconscious

Uncontrollable

Under pressure

Undone

Unfeeling

Unhappy

Unimpressed

Unruffled

Used

Vexed

Victim

Victimized

Vivacious

Volcanic

Voluptuous

Vulnerable

Warm

Warmhearted

Weary

Welcomed

Whining

Winsome

Wistful

Woe

Woeful

Worked up

Worried

Wounded

Wretched

Yearn

Yearning

Yielding

Zeal

Zealous

 
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