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Emotions Feelings

STEMDefinition of the STEMExamplesDefinitions of Examples 1Definitions of Examples 2
am, amor love, liking amiable, amorous, enamoured amorous=filled with love enamoured=the state of being in admiration or love with someone or something
cause, cuse, cus cause, motive because, excuse, accusation accusation=to argue that someone has caused or done a bad deed excuse=to free someone of cause or motive for a bad deed
clam, claim cry out exclamation, clamor, proclamation, reclamation, acclaim exclamation=a loud or emotional outburst clamor=a state of being loud or noisy
cred believe creed, credo, credence, credit, credulous, incredulous, incredible incredulous=a look of angry disbelief credible=believable
cura care curator, curative, manicure curator=the person in charge of caring for the relics in a museum manicure=to take care of one's hands
dox opinion, praise orthodox, heterodox, paradox, doxology doctor=one who has studied so much that it is praiseworthy paradox=a self contradictory statement or idea...sometimes you have to lose in order to win
fid, fide, feder(is) faith, trust confidante, fidelity, confident, infidelity, infidel, federal, confederacy, semper ficonfidante, fidelity=faith, trust, or truthful confidante=someone you can trust with a secret
grat pleasing congratulate, gratuity, grateful, ingrate gratuity=the extra tip or money given for good service that you found pleasing ingrate=someone who is not thankful for anything they have
magn great magnify, magnificent, magnanimous, magnate, magnitude, magnum magnanimous=the feature of being a great person or of great mind magnitude=the measure of something's greatness or size
mania madness mania, maniac, kleptomania, pyromania kleptomania=the madness of being addicted to stealing things pyromania=the madness and obsession with fire
neur nerve neuritis, neuropathic, neurologist, neural, neurotic neurologist=a doctor who specializes in the brain, spinal cord, and other extensions of the nervous system neurotic=describing someone whose neurons and brain are misfiring or causing that person to exhibit strange and erratic behavior
path, pathy feeling, suffering pathos, sympathy, antipathy, apathy, telepathy telepathy=being able to feel other people's thoughts over long distance, it's a false idea empathy=to be understanding and considerate of someone elses feelings
phil love philosophy, philanthropy, philharmonic, bibliophile philanthropist=someone,usually of wealth, who loves people so much that they give their money freely to solve problems such as poverty, etc. philosopher=someone who loves the pursuit of wisdom
phobia, phobos fear phobia, claustrophobia, acrophobia, aquaphobia, ergophobia, homophobia phobia=medical term to describe a condition of fear acrophobia=fear of heights
ri, ridi, risi laughter deride, ridicule, ridiculous, derision, risible ridicule=to mock or make fun of someone for purpose of eliciting laughter derision=the tone of making fun of or ridiculing someone or something
sacr, sanc, secr sacred sacred, sacrosanct, sanction, consecrate, desecrate sacrosanct=a core belief of sacredness in a religion or doctrine to the point where it is unquestioned by its followers. consecrate=the act or ritual of blessing something...marriage is considered a consecration of a relationship
sci, scientia know science, conscious, omniscient, cognocienti omniscient=to be aware of all things—usually a point of view of a narrator within a story in which the narrator describes or knows the thoughts of the characters science=the study of attempting to know how and why things work
sent, sens feel sentiment, consent, resent, dissent, sentimental, sense, sensation, sensitive, sensory, dissension sentiments=feelings dissent=feelings that go contrary to laws or sentiments of others
somnus sleep insomnia, somnambulist insomnia=the inability to sleep somnambulist=someone who walks during their sleep.
vale, vali, valu strength, worth equivalent, valiant, validity, evaluate, value, valor valor=courage and strength equivalent=of equal strength
ver, veri TRUE very, aver, verdict, verity, verify, verisimilitude verdict=the final outcome of a trial meaning word of truth verify=to test the truth of a statement
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