Pronunciation: (i-mō'shu-nl),[key] —adj. 1. pertaining to or involving emotion or the emotions.
2. subject to or easily affected by emotion: We are an emotional family, given to demonstrations of affection. 3. appealing to the emotions: an emotional request for contributions. 4. showing or revealing very strong emotions: an emotional scene in a play. 5. actuated, effected, or determined by emotion rather than reason: An emotional decision is often a wrong decision. 6. governed by emotion: He is in a highly emotional state of mind.