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Emotional Vocabulary Words Practice Exercises

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Updated on Jul 15, 2011

Read the following study guide for a concept review:

Emotional Vocabulary Words Study Guide

Activity 1: CROSS-A-WORD

Read each clue. Write the correct vocabulary word in the puzzle.

How are You Feeling Today? Emotional Terms

Across Down
1 humiliated 1 compliant
4 impatient 2 dread
9 dissipated 3 miserable
10 captivated 5 obscene
11 sincere 6 dour
12 gullible 7 remorseful
14 enthusiastic 8 amusing
15 indifferent 13 diligent
16 hostile  
17 vivacious  

Activity 2: WHICH ONE DOES NOT BELONG?

Look at each group of words. Circle the one that doesn't fit.

  1. angst, disconsolate, ebullient
  2. effervescent, enamored, taciturn
  3. jaded, vociferous, apathetic
  4. acquiescent, petulant, bellicose
  5. contrite, candid, abashed

Activity 3: PICK-A-WORD

Choose the best vocabulary word to complete each sentence.

  1. When you feel like you're willing to do anything people ask you to do, you're being _______.
  2. If it feels like you believe every single word that people tell you, you're being _______.
  3. When you simply can't take anything anyone tells you seriously, you're being _______.
  4. If you feel completely helpless and powerless, you're being _______.
  5. If you feel passionately enthusiastic about a cause, then you're being _______.

Activity 4: HIDDEN WORDS

All the vocabulary words from the lesson are hidden here. Look across, down, diagonally, and backward to find them.

How are You Feeling Today? Emotional Terms

abashed

acquiescent

angst

apathetic

bellicose

candid

contrite

credulous

disconsolate

ebullient

effervescent

enamored

facetious

impotent

jaded

lewd

petulant

taciturn

vociferous

zealous

Activity 5: WORD MIX-UP

Unscramble each vocabulary word and write it correctly.

  1. haesabd
  2. rsuleuocd
  3. lblnteiue
  4. eftensecefvr
  5. dwle
  6. sucioftae
  7. tutlanpe
  8. ticuantr
  9. ourvfsioec
  10. azesolu

Answers

Activity 1: CROSS-A-WORD

How Are You Feeling Today Emotional Terms_Answers

Activity 2: WHICH ONE DOES NOT BELONG?

  1. ebullient
  2. taciturn
  3. vociferous
  4. acquiescent
  5. candid

Activity 3: PICK-A-WORD

  1. acquiescent
  2. credulous
  3. facetious
  4. impotent
  5. zealous

Activity 4: HIDDEN WORDS

How Are You Feeling Today Emotional Terms_Answers

Activity 5: WORD MIX-UP

  1. abashed
  2. credulous
  3. ebullient
  4. effervescent
  5. lewd
  6. facetious
  7. petulant
  8. taciturn
  9. vociferous
  10. zealous
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