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Emotions, Ruling Passions and Personality Traits



The basic emotions are often listed as:

* fear
* anger
* joy
* sadness
* disgust
* interest

There are huge, raging debates about what to include. For example, to some, love is considered to be a much more complex state than a simple emotion.

* abasement
* acceptance
* adoration
* adventurous
* affection
* agreeable
* aggression
* agony
* alarm
* amazement
* ambivalence
* amusement
* anger
* anguish
* animosity
* annoyance
* antagonism
* anticipation
* antipathy
* anxiety
* apathy
* appalled
* appetite
* apprehension
* approbation
* approval
* ardor
* arousal
* assertive
* astonishment
* attentive
* avarice
* averse
* avid
* awe
* balky
* bashful
* bewildered
* bitter
* bliss
* boastful
* bold
* boredom
* broad-mindedness
* calm
* capricious
* captious
* careless
* caring
* caution
* censorious
* cheerful
* cockiness
* compassion
* complacency
* conceit
* concern
* confusion
* consternation
* contempt
* content
* contrary
* cooperative
* cranky
* critical
* curiosity
* cynical
* daring
* daunted
* decisive
* defiance
* dejection
* delectation
* delight
* depression
* desire
* despair
* desperation
* despise
* despondent
* determination
* detestation
* devotion
* diffidence
* disagreeable
* disappointment
* discomposure
* disconcerted
* discontent
* discouragement
* disdain
* disgust
* disheartened
* disinclination
* disinterest
* dismay
* disobedience
* displeasure
* disquieted
* dissatisfaction
* distaste
* distress
* distrust
* doubt
* dread
* eager
* ecstasy
* effrontery
* egocentrism
* egoism
* elation
* embarrassment
* empty
* enjoyment
* enmity
* enthusiasm
* envy
* euphoria
* exasperation
* expectancy
* fault-finding
* fear
* fervor
* foolhardy
* frenzied
* fretful
* forward
* froward
* frustration
* fury
* gaiety
* gall
* generosity
* glad
* glee
* gloom
* greed
* grief
* grouchy
* guilt
* happiness
* hatred
* haughty
* helplessness
* hesitancy
* homesickness
* honor
* hope
* hopelessness
* horror
* hostility
* humiliation
* humility
* impassiveness
* impatience
* impudence
* impulsive
* indecision
* indifference
* indignation
* inhospitable
* insecurity
* insolence
* interest
* intolerance
* irresolution
* irritability
* irritation
* jealousy
* jocular
* jovial
* joy
* lasciviousness
* lethargy
* liberality
* lighthearted
* loathing
* lonely
* love
* lust
* malice
* malignity
* meek
* melancholy
* merry
* mirthful
* misanthropy
* miserable
* modesty
* mortification
* mysoginic
* mysoginism
* narcissism
* nervous
* nosiness
* nostalgia
* obedience
* obstinate
* offense
* optimism
* outrage
* pain
* panic
* paranoia
* partiality
* passion
* passivity
* patience
* peaceful
* peevish
* penitent
* pensive
* perplexity
* perturbed
* perverse
* pessimism
* petulance
* pique
* placidity
* playful
* pleasure
* possessive
* precocious
* prejudice
* pride
* puzzled
* querulous
* quiet pleasure
* radical
* rage
* rancor
* rapture
* rash
* rebellious
* receptive
* reckless
* refractory
* regret
* rejection
* reluctance
* remorse
* repentant
* repugnance
* resentment
* reserved
* resignation
* resolute
* restive
* restlessness
* reverence
* revulsion
* sadness
* sarcasm
* satisfaction
* savage
* scorn
* self-conscious
* self-control
* self-deprecation
* self-destructive
* self-reproach
* sensitivity
* serenity
* shaky
* shame
* shock
* shy
* skepticism
* sociable
* solicitude
* sorrow
* spite
* spontaneity
* startled
* stoic
* stubborn
* submissive
* suicidal
* sunny
* surprise
* surrender
* suspicion
* sympathy
* tension
* terror
* thoughtful
* timid
* tolerance
* tranquility
* trepidation
* triumph
* troubled
* trust
* umbrage
* unassertive
* uncertainty
* uneasiness
* unfriendly
* unhappy
* upset
* vanity
* vehemence
* vengeful
* venturesome
* vexation
* vigilance
* violation
* wariness
* warmhearted
* watchful
* wayward
* woeful
* wonder
* worry
* worship
* worthlessness
* wretched
* zeal





Untranslatable Emotions in Languages other than English v.s. Parrott�s Emotion Classification
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