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Feelings | Intermediate Vocabulary

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Describing Feelings in English

Feelings are emotions or sensations that we experience in response to certain stimuli, both internal and external, that affect our state of being. They can be positive, such as happiness or excitement, or negative, such as sadness or anger, and play a major role in shaping our thoughts, behaviors, and interactions with the world. Learn 14 new words about feelings in this activity below.

Learn 14 words to describe feelings

Use these flashcards to learn the meaning of the terms for this unit. You can also practice the pronunciation by listening to the audio on each card.

Practice Exercises for Vocabulary about Feelings

Exercise 1 – Play this memory game to review the vocabulary

Match the words to the pictures. Sound on (🔊) if you want to hear the pronunciation of the vocabulary terms


Exercise 2 – Practice using the vocabulary in context

Exercise 3 – Listening activity

Exercise 1

Match the words to the pictures. Sound on (🔊) if you want to hear the pronunciation of the vocabulary terms


Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Vocabulary Quiz

Let us review the vocabulary terms about feelings

TermPart of speechDefinition
be ashamed ofphraseto feel guilty or embarrassed about something
be proud ofphraseto be happy about something you have done or happy for someone you know
blameverbto say or think that someone is responsible for doing something bad
consider luckyphraseto think that someone or something has good luck or fortune
embarrassverbto make someone feel foolish or silly
feel sorry forphraseto feel compassion for someone who is in a difficult situation
introduceverbto make someone known to someone else by name
laugh atPhrasal verbto act unkindly towards someone
upset withPhrasal verbto be angry or unhappy at someone
furious withPhrasal verbto be very, very angry with someone
amuseverbto make someone laugh or smile
show feelingsphraseto make it so that other people can see your emotions
hurt someone’s feelingsphraseto make someone feel bad
be in a bad moodphraseto feel annoyed or angry