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Nouns (Barrons)

4.1 Feelings

to feel se sentir
sentimental sentimental(e)
sentiment, feeling le sentiment
to experience a feeling of joy éprouver un sentiment de joie
moved (adj) ému(e)
She is moved to tears Elle est émue aux larmes.
sensitive, emotional émotif, émotive
moving (adj) émouvant(e)
emotion l'émotion (f)
to react emotionally réagir sous l'effet de l'émotion
to feel something ressentir qc
to feel pity for someone ressentir e la pitié pour qn
to express manifester
to express one's joy manifester ssa joie
to suppress refouler
to suppress a feeling of hatred refouler un sentiment de haine
to overcome, surmount surmonter
to overcome one's sorrow surmonter son chagrin
passion la passion
to touch toucher
his/her kindness is very touching to me. Sa gentillesse me touche beaucoup.
to like, love aimer
in love amoureux, amoureuse
to be in love with someone être amoureux de qn
he has fallen in love il est tombé amoureux.
to admire admirer
admiration l'admiration (f)
to feel admiration for someone éprouver de l'admiration pour qn
admirer un admirateur, une admiratrice
to adore, love adorer
adorable, sweet, nice adorable
to detest, hate détester
to hate haïr
hatred la haine
to hate someone/something éprouver de la haine pour qn/qc
disgust, revulsion le dégoût
his/her egotism disgusts me. son égoïsme m'inpire du dégoût.
to be disgusted être dégoûté(e)
joy la joie
to jump for joy sauter de joie
to have fun, amuse oneself (by) s'amuser (à)
The children have fun annoying the neighbor. Les enfants s'amusent à embêter le voisin.
to laugh (about) rire (de)
to laugh, have fun rigoler
to smile sourire
happy (happy) heureux, heureuse (de)
I am happy I made this decision. Je suis heureuse d'avoir pris cette decision.
happiness, good fortune le bonheur
one man's joy is another man's sorrow le malheur des uns fait le bonheur des autres.
happy (about), content (with) content(e) (de)
I am happy to see you in good health Je suis content de te voir en bonne santé.
to please plaire
carine is very pleasing to pierre carine plait beaucoup à pierre.
pleasure le plaisir
to take pleasure in something prendre plaisir à qc
cheerful, happy, joyous joyeux, joyeuse
to be cheerful être d'humeur joyeuse
enthusiasm l'enthousiasme (m)
to be happy/glad about something se réjouir de qc
I am glad to know that she is happy. Je me réjouis de la savoir heureuse.
excitement l'excitation (f)
unhappy, unfortunate malheureux, malheureuse (de)
bad luck, misfortune le malheur
to cry pleurer
to cry for joy pleurer de joie
a tear une larme
melancholy (adj) mélancolique
melancholy (n) la mélancolie
nostalgic nostalgique
nostalgia, longing la nostalgie
to feel nostalgic for the past avoir la nostalgie du temps passé
to whine, whimper pleurnicher
This child whines constantly Cet enfant pleurniche sans arrêt.
to sob sangloter
grief le chagrin
lovesickness le chagrin d'amour
to suffer from something souffrir de qc
She is suffering from the absence of her friend. Elle souffre de l'absence de son ami.
suffering, pain la souffrance
to be depressed être déprimé(e)
depression la dépression
mourning le deuil
to be mourning for someone être en deuil de qn
to experience something subir qc
He has experienced/suffered a heavy loss. Il a subi une lourde perte.
to bear supporter
to trouble troubler
to go to pieces, crumble s'effondrer
She went to pieces when she heard the news. Quand elle a appris la nouvelle, elle s'est effondrée.
To hope (to do something) espérer (faire) qc
I hope to see you again soon! J'espère te revoir bientôt!
hope (n) l'espoir
to lose hope perdre l'espoir
hope (n) l'espérance (f)
to give up hope on someone/something désespérer de qn/qc
I give up hope of making him understand it. Je désespère de lui faire comprendre ça.
to be desperate, distressed être désespéré(e)
despair (n) le désespoir
to be in despair être au désespoir
confidence la confiance
I put my entire confidence in him Je lui accorde toute ma confiance.
to trust someone faire confiance à qn
to have confidence in someone avoir confiance en qn
to mistrust someone/something se méfier de qn/qc
I mistrust his hypocritical smiles. Je me méfie de ses sourires hypocrites.
mistrust (n) la méfiance
fear (n) (in general) la peur
to be afraid (of) avoir peur (de)
I am afraid of dogs. J'ai peur des chiens.
I'm afraid that Martin is sick. J'ai peur que Martin soit malade.
to fear (fear, apprehension) craindre
Seamen fear the storm Les marins craignent la tempête.
to fear that craindre que + subj.
I fear that we will experience some problems. Je crains que nous ayons des ennuis.
fear (n) la crainte
anguish l'angoisse (f)
a cry of anguish un cri d'angoisse
anxiety, anxiousness, inner turmoil l'anxiété (f)
to look to the future with anxiety envisage l'avenir avec anxiété
to worry about something s'inquiéter de qc
I am worried about my son's lateness Je m'inquiète du retard de mon fils.
troubled, uneasy inquiet(e)
We are troubled because we have not heard from him/her. Nous sommes inquiets de ne pas avoir de ses nouvelles.
worry (n), unease l'inquiétude (f)
to worry se faire du souci
We were worried about you. on s'est fait du souci pour toi.
anguish (n) l'angoisse (f)
horrible horrible
to terrify someone terrifier qn
The explosion terrified us. l'explosion nous a terrifies.
terror la terreur
anxious anxieux, anxieuse
shame (n) la honte
You shame me. Tu me fais honte.
to be ashamed of someone/something avoir honte de qn/qc
to make fun of someone/something se moquer de qn/qc
pity (n) la pitié
avoir pitié de qn to have pity on someone
to scorn someone mépriser qn
scorn (n) le mépris
to be jealous of someone être jaloux, jalousie de qn
He is jealous of all his friends. Il est jaloux de tous ses amis.
jealousy la jalousie
to be disappointed être déçu(e)
disappointement la déception
envious envieux, envieuse
envy (n) l'envie (f)
to be angry with someone en vouloir à qn
I am angry with him/her because he/she deceived me. Je lui en veux de m'avoir tromé.
to be embarrassed être embarrassé(e)
I don't know what to do; I am very embarrassed. Je ne sais pas quoi faire, je suis très embarrassé.
embarrassment l'embarras (m)
to resign oneself to se résigner à
He has resigned himself to not seeing her again. Il s'est résigné à ne plus la voir
resignation la résignation
to be irritated, upset, offended être vexé(e)
not to worry ne pas s'en faire
Don't worry, tomorrow things will be better Ne t'en fais pas, demain ça ira mieux
to miss someone s'ennuyer de qn
She misses her parents. Elle s'ennuie de ses parents
boredom, tedium l'ennui (m)
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