Useful List of 100+ Feeling Words | Common Feeling Adjectives

Feeling Words in English! Below is the list of adjectives to describe emotions: OPEN, HAPPY, ALIVE, GOOD, LOVE, INTERESTED… with ESL infographic. 

Everyone has moments when they just can’t come up with the right word to describe what they’re feeling or trying to say. You might be angry and start sputtering. You may feel overwhelmed and that leaves you speechless. The list of common words below will help you to solve this.

List of Feeling Words

Here is the list of words to express feelings in English:

Pleasant Feelings

Open

  • Understanding
  • Confident
  • Reliable
  • Easy
  • Amazed
  • Free
  • Sympathetic
  • Interested
  • Satisfied

Happy

  • Great
  • Gay
  • Joyous
  • Lucky
  • Fortunate
  • Delighted
  • Overjoyed
  • Gleeful
  • Thankful

Alive

  • Playful
  • Courageous
  • Energetic
  • Liberated
  • Optimistic
  • Provocative
  • Impulsive
  • Free
  • Frisky

Good

  • Calm
  • Peaceful
  • At Ease
  • Comfortable
  • Pleased
  • Encouraged
  • Clever
  • Surprised
  • Content

Love

  • Loving
  • Considerate
  • Affectionate
  • Sensitive
  • Tender
  • Devoted
  • Attracted
  • Passionate
  • Admiration
  • Warm
  • Touched

Interested

  • Concerned
  • Affected
  • Fascinated
  • Intrigued
  • Absorbed
  • Inquisitive
  • Nosy
  • Snoopy
  • Engrossed

Unpleasant Feelings

Angry

  • Irritated
  • Enraged
  • Hostile
  • Insulting
  • Sore
  • Annoyed
  • Upset
  • Hateful
  • Unpleasant
  • Offensive

Depressed

  • Lousy
  • Disappointed
  • Discouraged
  • Ashamed
  • Powerless
  • Diminished
  • Guilty
  • Dissatisfied

Confused

  • Upset
  • Doubtful
  • Uncertain
  • Indecisive
  • Perplexed
  • Embarrassed
  • Hesitant
  • Shy

Helpless

  • Incapable
  • Alone
  • Paralyzed
  • Fatigued
  • Useless
  • Inferior
  • Vulnerable
  • Empty

Indifferent

  • Insensitive
  • Dull
  • Nonchalant
  • Neutral
  • Reserved
  • Weary
  • Bored
  • Preoccupied

Afraid

  • Fearful
  • Terrified
  • Suspicious
  • Anxious
  • Alarmed
  • Panic
  • Nervous
  • Scared

Feeling Adjectives List| Infographic

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Beth
Beth
2 years ago

“Atupefied”????

Crystal
Crystal
1 year ago
Reply to  Beth

Are you dumb and stupid

Lia
Lia
1 year ago

it is the worse ever

Anonymous
Anonymous
10 months ago

Good use of words

David
David
9 months ago

I feel frustrated because I didn’t finish my homework

Andrea Robertson
Andrea Robertson
9 months ago

The last word in the ‘confused’ column reads ‘atupefied.’ Shouldn’t it be ‘stupefied’?

Sebastian
Sebastian
5 months ago

Happy because its one day less til school

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