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emotional quotient Line breaks: emo|tion¦al quo|tient

Definition of emotional quotient in English:


The level of a person’s emotional intelligence, often as represented by a score in a standardized test: her emotional quotient was below average
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  • They are no different in their dreams, emotional quotient, relationships, fears etc. compared to a normal woman.
  • Emotional quotient (EQ) should be given due weight along with the IQ.
  • Stoltz contends that you can forget about brains (IQ) or the touchy-feely stuff (emotional quotient, or EQ).

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