emote

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from emotion.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

emote (third-person singular simple present emotes, present participle emoting, simple past and past participle emoted)

  1. (intransitive) to display emotions openly, especially while acting
    • 1999, Jack and Jill (TV, episode 1.07)
      Clint Eastwood, huh? You don't see him emoting all over the place, and what woman doesn't want to get down with "Dirty Harry," huh?

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

ēmōte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ēmōtus