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emotional crippleA person who has been rendered indecisive, alienated, uncaring, confused, or helpless in conjunction with experiencing debilitating emotions, such as worry, fear, panic, despair, etc.Rate it:

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tired and emotionalDrunk.Rate it:

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cry crocodile tearsBecome extremely emotional, heavily teared, moved.Rate it:

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go through the roofA dramatic physical or emotional reaction or tirade to any of these. A disappointment, a great omission or error, an unnecessary loss due to inattention or carelessness.Rate it:

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revenge is a dish best served coldAn expression that emotional detachment is ideal when taking revenge, as one is righting the wrongs that have been done to the doer.Rate it:

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baggageIn a metaphorical sense, factors that restrict a person's freedom, often in an intellectual or psychological way: emotional baggage.Rate it:

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hackles risingAn emotional or mental reaction to an irritable situation or person which causes a physical response to ones patience and/or the hair on the back of the one's neck.Rate it:

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walk it offTo deal with an negative emotional event without complaint; to take it like a man.Rate it:

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i'm livin' the dreamI am living, experiencing in my reality my dream of excellence, beauty, success, and all uplifting emotional, actual pleasantries one might only expect in a dream stage: The opposite; I'm living the 'nightmare'!Rate it:

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lump in one's throatA feeling of emotional sadness. On the point of crying.Rate it:

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white coat hypertensionElevated blood pressure measured by a medical practitioner and deemed to result from the patient's emotional response to the medical environment.Rate it:

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canary fitA highly emotional state of distress, anger, etc.Rate it:

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carried awayMade excessively emotional or excited.Rate it:

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carry a torchMaintain a quiet emotional interest in another.Rate it:

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cling toTo have an intense emotional attachment to.Rate it:

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cling toTo remain by side; to refuse to leave the company of someone to whom one has an intense emotional attachment.Rate it:

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collect one's thoughtsTo become mentally composed, especially after being distressed, surprised, or disoriented; to become calm or organized in one's emotional state or thinking, as in preparation for a conversation, speech, decision, etc.Rate it:

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confront one's demonsTo work through past experiences that have left emotional scars.Rate it:

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contentio (opp. sermo) (Off. 2. 48)pathetic address; emotional language.Rate it:

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coup de foudreA sudden unexpected event, especially an emotional one; love at first sight.Rate it:

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daylightEmotional or psychological distance between people, or disagreement.Rate it:

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dote overTo care for, usually excessively or in an overly emotional manner.Rate it:

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down in the dumpsdown in the dumps is an emotional state of depression, immobilization, an act of vegetating, regressing.Rate it:

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draw togetherTo cause to seek emotional support from each other; to cause to pull together or come together.Rate it:

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eternal triangleA relationship involving three persons (usually two women and one man or two men and one woman) among whom there are conflicting and competing attachments of a romantic or emotional nature.Rate it:

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excess baggageA dubious or unhelpful mental outlook, emotional disposition, or personal history.Rate it:

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file pastTo move by in a line or procession and with a serious, often spiritual or deeply emotional purpose.Rate it:

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fire in the bellyThe emotional stamina and vigor, passion, or inner drive to achieve something, to take action, etc.Rate it:

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get past oneselfTo become able to look beyond one's own ego and negative emotions; to overcome internal and emotional obstacles.Rate it:

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good drunkA person who is cheerful and companionable when intoxicated, retaining reasonable control of his or her mental and emotional faculties.Rate it:

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have a soft spot in your heartAn emotional outlook and an accepting attitude toward others in difficult or trying situations.Rate it:

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hitch your wagon to a star!Myriad individuals attach mysterious, magical, mythical powers and emotional magnetism to heavenly bodies, stars, planets, suns and moons.Rate it:

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hold oneself togetherTo maintain one's emotional composure; to keep it together.Rate it:

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I don't careIndicates that the speaker has no interest or emotional investment in the topic at hand.Rate it:

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in strideWithout emotional upset.Rate it:

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Jump off the Deep EndTo become deeply involved in something without thinking about its end result, to have deep emotional involvementRate it:

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keep it togetherTo maintain composure; to avoid an overly emotional reaction; to suppress an instinct or urge.Rate it:

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lowest point in my lifeTo experience extrene depression as a result of certain circumstances, loss of a lov'd one, financial or personal reverses, physical or emotional deprivation.Rate it:

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lump to one's throatA feeling of emotional sadness. On the point of crying.Rate it:

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no pressureThe situation at hand is rife with emotional pressure.Rate it:

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nose out of jointAn emotional state where someone is in a bad mood because he/she has been offended by or taken exception (objected) to some action.Rate it:

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on one's feetBeing stable or capable, especially in a financial or emotional sense.Rate it:

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Security BlanketAn insecure person holding something for emotional and psychological support and comfortRate it:

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shoulder to cry onSomeone offering emotional support to another in distress.Rate it:

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snap out ofTo terminate a mood or emotional state suddenly.Rate it:

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spaz outTo lose one's physical or emotional control.Rate it:

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spazz outTo lose one's physical or emotional controlRate it:

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take it like a manTo respond to pain, hardship, adversity, or emotional distress in a collected, aggressive, and typical or stereotypical masculine manner, especially without question, crying, complaining, or becoming emotionalRate it:

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to piecesInto a state of emotional breakdown.Rate it:

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touch a nerveTo make a remark or perform a deed which produces a strong response, especially an emotional response such as anxiety or annoyance, because it calls to mind something which has been a source of concern or embarrassment.Rate it:

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