Feelings and Emotions in Japanese

In today's article we are going to learn some feelings and emotions in Japanese. I hope this article helps you to express your feelings in Japanese. First let's see a big list of vocabulary with feelings and emotions, and then some example sentences.

Remembering that the list below has all kinds of feelings and emotions, whether good or bad. That's why we recommend that you use your browser's locator (CTRL + F) to look for the feeling you're looking for.

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List of feelings and emotions in Japanese

It is worth remembering that Japanese is a very complex language, and there are several different words that can have the same meaning in addition to others. Perhaps my choice of words is not the most popular, or the most used.

Remembering that the list below does not have only adjectives. Sometimes the Japanese end up using other types of words to indicate the quality, feeling or emotion of people. They even use verbs as adjectives. So the list below is quite mixed.

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感情kanjouemotion, feelings
うきうきukiukiExcited, Fun
気がするkigasuruFeel, have a hunch
感じ(る)kanji(ru)feel, feeling
怒るikaru or okuruNervous, angry, irritated, angry
こうぜんkouzenexultant, open
穏やかodoyakaCalm, smooth, quiet
悲しいkanashisad, unhappy
哀れ(な)awaredeplorable, miserable
不幸(な)fukousad, unhappy
幸せ(な)shiawaseHappy, joyful (happy person, happy with life)
嬉しいureshiiHappy with something specific.
孤独(な)kodokuisolated, lonely
怒るokurunervous, irritated
厄介(な)yakkaitedious, oppressive, uncomfortable, annoyed, tedious
がっかりgakkariDisappointed, Discouraged
感謝(する)kanshanice, grateful
生き生きiki ikialive, active, joyful
おかしがるokashigarufun, sweet
満ち足りるmichitariruGlad, Satisfied, Willing
小腹が立つkobaragatatsuA little irritated/annoyed
怯えるobieruCreeped out
恋(する)koiIn love
驚くodorukusurprised amazed
羨ましいurayamashiijealous, enviable
恥ずかしいhazukashiiembarrassed, shameful
気楽(なkirakuCarefree, at ease
ゆっくり(する)yukkurislowly, easily
強気tsuyokiStrong, confident, self-assured
くたくたmokutakutaSold off
断固(たる)dankTough, determined, firm
独創的(な)dokusouteCreative, original, ingenious
意欲的iyokutekiAmbitious, motivated, intentional
忙しいisogashiibusy, compromised
憂えるureeruMourning, anxious, afflicted

Phrases of feelings and emotions in Japanese

Here are some phrases that show feelings and emotions in Japanese:

  • 君は恋するには若すぎる。
  • You are too young to love;
  • You are too young to be in love;
  • 彼はすぐ怒る。
  • He gets angry right away;
  • He gets angry very easily;
  • 情熱は苦悩を生む。
  • Passion breeds suffering;
  • Passion generates anguish. (or creates suffering).
  • それはあまりにも悲しい。
  • That is too sad;
  • This is very sad;
  • 愛情と憎しみは正反対の感情だ。
  • Love and hatred are opposite emotions;
  • Love and hate are opposite emotions;

Videos about feelings and emotions in Japanese

To end the article, let's leave some videos about feelings and emotions in Japanese:

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