[Ads-l] choke up =? emotional

Barretts Mail mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 9 18:53:42 EDT 2017


> On 9 Sep 2017, at 15:15, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> On Sat, Sep 9, 2017 at 2:50 PM, Barretts Mail wrote:
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>> Is there an English adjective other than “emotional” to describe the
>> emotion when you are overwhelmed by, err, emotion?
> 
> 
> Verklempt?

Wow! Didn’t know that one, thank you.

Wiktionary helpfully defines that as “overwhelmed, flustered” which are probably easier for most to remember. BB
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