Dictionary Meanings Of Emotions Vs. A Hilarious Take On What We Think They Mean

Socrates, was one philosopher who attempted to define vague concepts like freedom. It is a subject of curiosity that what would different emotions and states of mind mean in the dictionary? Let’s find out!

All the meanings are from Oxford Dictionary.

1. Love:

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Dictionary meaning: An intense feeling of deep affection or a great interest and pleasure in something. 

Our meaning : The feeling that shuts down your senses and makes you temporarily blind, before making you broke and crazy.

2. Happiness:

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Happiness is a state of being happy – happy means a feeling of showing pleasure or excitement. 

Our meaning: The state of mind that is almost extinct. 

3. Anger:

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Dictionary meaning: A strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility.

Our meaning: When you decide act like a bull who is shown a red flag but then realise that you ran so far for nothing.

4. Sadness:

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Dictionary meaning: Feeling or showing sorrow; unhappy.

Our meaning: The feeling when you binge on dessert, help by contributing salt water to save the world from water crisis and ‘Monday mornings’.

5. Fear:

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Dictionary meaning: An unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain, or harm.

Our meaning: When you think you are a ghost-buster, but your life becomes the saga of ‘The Conjuring 3’. 

Heer Khant
Heer Khant

Traveller | Writer | Photographer | Maverick | Social Worker | Lawyer | A freedom-loving woman for whom words are like wings to her soul. She believes in aliens, hates boundaries and lives like the first human on Earth.

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