Feeling Words

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Feelings fuel our dialogue!

Try using the list of feeling words below to help in writing your love letters.  This list is just an example of feeling words and is not an all-inclusive list.  There are many more feeling words that you can use in your dialogue.  Remember, it doesn't really matter what you name your feeling.  It is the description of your feeling that is most important!

Afraid Angry Doubtful Eager Fearless
Happy Interested Sad Hurt Other

 

Afraid

aghast
alarmed
anxious
appalled
apprehensive
awed
chicken
cowardly
diffident
dismayed

doubtful
fainthearted
fearful
fidgety
frightened
hesitant
horrified
hysterical
in fear
insecure

irresolute
menaced
misgiving
nervous
panicked
petrified
quaking
restless
scared
shaky

shocked
suspicious
terrified
threatened
timid
trembling
tremulous
upset
worried
yellow

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Angry

acrimonious
annoyed
bitter
boiling
enraged
furious
in a huff

in a stew
incensed
indignant
inflamed
infuriated
irate
irritated

mad
offended
provoked
resentful
sullen
sulky
stressed

turning
up in arms
virulent
worked up
wrathful
wrought up

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Doubtful

distrustful
dubious
hesitant

indecisive
misgiving
perplexed
questioning
skeptical
suspicious
unbelieving
uncertain
wavering

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Eager

avid
anxious
ardent

desirous
earnest
enthusiastic
excited
hot-headed
intent
keen
zealous

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Fearless

audacious
bold
brave
certain
courageous
confident
daring
dauntless
determined
encouraged
enterprising
gallant
hardy
heroic
reassured
resolute
secure
self-reliant
spirited
stout hearted

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Happy

airy
animated
beatific
blissful
buoyant
bright
brisk
cheerful
cheery
comfortable
complacent
contented
debonair
delighted

desirous
elated
enthusiastic
ecstatic
exhilarated
exuberant
exultant
festive
free and easy
frisky
gay
genial
glad
gleeful
high-spirited
hilarious
inspired
jaunty
jolly
jovial
joyful
joyous
jubilant
lighthearted
lively
merry
mirthful
peaceful
playful
pleased
rapturous
satisfied
saucy
serene
sparkling
spirited
sunny
tranquil
transported
vivacious
zealous

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Interested

absorbed
affected
concerned

curious
engrossed
excited
fascinated
intrigued
inquisitive
inquiring
nosy
snoopy

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Sad

cheerless
clouded
crestfallen
dark
dejected
depressed
despondent
disconsolate
discontented
discouraged
disheartened

disheartened
dismal
down
downcast
downhearted
dreadful
dreary
dull
flat
frowning
gloomy
glum
heavy-hearted
ill at ease
in the dumps
joyless
low
low-spirited
melancholy
moody
moping
mournful
oppressed
out of sorts
somber
sorrowful
spiritless
sullen
sulky
unhappy
woebegone
woeful

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Hurt

aching
afflicted
agonized
crushed
grieved
distressed

hapless
heartbroken
injured
in despair
in pain
mournful
offended
pathetic
piteous
rueful
sad
suffering
tortured
tragic
victimized
woeful
worried

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Other

absorbed
affected

awed
oppressed
pathetic
restful
serene
tranquil

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