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non-emotional

Line breaks: non-emotion¦al
Pronunciation: /nɒnɪˈməʊʃ(ə)n(ə)l
 
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Definition of non-emotional in English:

adjective

Not having, showing, or inducing strong feelings: the debate should be rational and non-emotional
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  • People imbed many more images in their descriptions of emotional than of nonemotional past events.
  • I got along fine with my buds in a nonemotional context, but something was awry, something not right.
  • In a working memory task using nonemotional items, the moderately anxious participants recalled fewer words than did the low- and high-anxious participants.

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