Wonderlit Monsters

The Monsters of Emotions

We’re all capable of much more complex emotions than the usual happiness, sadness, disgust, fear, surprise, and anger.

Scroll down to get to know the full range of emotions from A to Z, each with their own unique name
linked to the beginning alphabet sound.

We’re all capable of much more complex emotions than the usual happiness, sadness, disgust, fear, surprise, and anger.

Scroll down to get to know the full range of emotions from A to Z, each with their own unique name linked to the beginning alphabet sound.

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Angry Annie

Grrrr... Who ate my chocolate?! I’ve waited all day to savour it!

Bemused Bob

Huh? What's the difference between "amused" & "bemused"

Calm Catie

Everyone, deep breaths and take it easy.

Distraught Dan

Oh no! I forgot to bring my homework!

Elated Emma

Yay! I came in first again!

Frustrated Fin

Ugh, I’m done! I don’t want to do this anymore!

Gleeful Gabby

Hee hee! I already know the answers to the question!

Hysterical Harry

Help… Someone help me find my stuffed bunny right now!

Irate Izzy

Hmph! I can do this better than he can…

Jolly Jake

Today is going to be a wonderful day, hoho!

Knackered Kai

I had a really long day. I need to crash now…

Lost Liam

Hmm? Where’s mommy and daddy?

Miserable Mia

It was raining… I slipped and fell and broke my toy…

Nervous Nick

Ooh, I’m feeling queasy just thinking about being onstage.

Outraged Olivia

How dare you push my
friend down!

Paranoid Peter

But are you sure about this? Are you really? I don’t think so.

Quarrelsome Quinn

Why are you looking at me? Do you have a problem?

Rebellious Riley

I don’t think that’s right so I won’t do it!

Sad Susie

I really want that sticker. Boohoo!

Timid Tom

Do I have to? The room is dark and scary, I don’t want to go in…

Uncertain Uggy

Should I pick the red one?
Or the blue one? Hmmm…

Vain Victor

Look at me! I’m wearing a new shirt today, I look so good!

Witty Wonder

I wonder what starts with W? Ooh! Me!

Xenophobic Xander

Yikes! I don’t know these people, they seem scary…

Yearnful Yara

Please? Pretty please with a cherry on top?

Zonked Zach

Phew! I need my bed now.

Glossary of Emotions

Here’s a non-exhaustive alphabetical glossary of emotions
for expressing ourselves.

A

Abandoned
Absorbed
Abused
Accomplished
Addicted
Adequate
Admiration
Admired
Affectionate
Affronted
Afraid
Aggressive
Aghast
Aimless
Alarmed
Alert
Alive
Alluring
Alone
Amazed
Ambivalent
Ambushed
Amorous
Amused
Angry
Angst
Anguish
Annoyed
Anxious
Appreciative
Appreciated
Apprehensive
Argumentative
Aroused
Arrogant
Artistic
Ashamed
Astounded
Average
Awake
Awesome
Awestruck
Awful
Awkward

B

Bad-tempered
Baffled
Bashful
Battered
Battle-weary
Beaten down
Beautiful
Belittled
Belonging
Bemused
Bereaved
Besotted
Betrayed
Bitter
Blah
Blamed
Blank
Bleak
Blessed
Bliss
Blue
Bored
Bothered
Boxed-in
Braced
Brave
Brazen

C

Caged in
Calm
Cantankerous
Capable
Cared about
Cared for
Carefree
Careful
Caring
Cautious
Certain
Charmed

D

Damaged
Damned
Dangerous
Daring
Daunted
Dazzled
Dazzling
Dead
Debilitated
Decadent
Deceived
Dedicated
Deep
Defamed
Defeated
Defenseless
Defensive
Defiant
Deficient
Deflated
Degraded

E

Eager
Easy-going
Ecstatic
Efficient
Elated
Electric
Elegant
Elite
Emasculated
Embarrassed
Embittered
Emotional
Emotionless
Empathetic
Empowered
Empty
Enchanted
Encouraged

F

Fabulous
Faded
Faint
Faith
Fake
Fallen
False
Famished
Famous
Fancy
Fantastic
Fascinated
Fashionable
Fast
Fat
Faulty
Fear
Fearless
Fed up
Feminine
Festive
Fidgety
Fine
Finished
Fit
Fixated
Flabbergasted
Flaky
Flashy
Flattered
Flawed
Flawless
Flexible
Flighty
Flirtatious
Flogged
Floored
Floundering
Flourishing
Flush
Flustered
Focused
Foggy
Foolish

G

Game
Gay
Generous
Gentle
Genuine
Giddy
Gifted
Giving
Glamorous
Glee
Gloomy
Glorious
Glowing
Glum
Gobsmacked
Grateful
Gratitude
Grave
Great
Greedy
Grief
Gross
Grossed-out
Grouchy
Grounded

H

Haggard
Half hearted
Handicapped
Hampered
Handsome
Hapless
Happy
Harassed
Hard
Hardy
Harmonious
Harried
Hasty
Hate

I

Icky
Idiotic
Idle
Ignorant
Ignored
Imbalanced
Immature
Impaired
Impatient
Imperfect
Impotent
Impoverished
Impressed
Imprisoned
Impulsive
In a huff
In control
In harmony
In pain
Inadequate
Inappropriate
Incapable
Incapacitated

J

Jaded
Jarred
Jazzed
Jealous
Jeapardized
Jilted
Jolly
Jovial
Joyful
Joyless
Joyous
Julibant
Judged
Judgmental
Jumpy
Justified

K

Keen
Knackered
Kind
Kinky
Knowing
Known
Kooky

L

Lacking
Laid-back
Lame
Languid
Laughable
Lazy
Lean
Lecherous
Legitimate
Let down
Lethargic
Liberated
Lied to
Lifeless
Lifted
Light
Likeable
Liked
Listless
Little
Lively
Livid
Loathing
Lonely
Lonesome
Longing
Lost
Loud
Lousy
Lovable
Love
Loved

M

Macabre
Magnificent
Maimed
Majestic
Malaise
Malice
Manic
Marked
Marvelous
Masterful
Maternal
Mature
Mean
Measly
Meditative

N

Nagged
Naive
Nasty
Natural
Naughty
Nauseated
Needed
Needy
Negated
Negative
Neglected
Negligent
Neighborly
Nerdy
Nervous
Nervy
Nettled
Neutral
Nice
Noble
Noisy
Nonchalant
Noncommittal
Nonconforming

O

Obedient
Objectified
Obligated
Obliged
Obliging
Oblivious
Obsessed
Obsolete
Odd
Off

P

Pacified
Pampered
Panic
Paralyzed
Paranoid
Passed over
Passionate
Passive
Paternal
Pathetic
Patient
Patronized
Peaceful
Peckish
Peeved
Pensive

Q

Quaint
Qualified
Qualmish
Quarrelsome
Queasy
Queer
Questioning
Quick

R

Rad
Radiant
Radical
Rage
Randy
Rattled
Raunchy
Ravenous
Ravished
Raw
Re-energized
Reactive
Real
Reassured
Rebellious
Reborn
Rebuffed
Rebuked
Recalcitrant
Receptive
Recharged
Reckless

S

Sabotaged
Sacrificed
Sad
Sadistic
Sane
Sanguine
Sarcastic
Sardonic
Sassy
Sated
Satisfied
Saucy
Savvy
Scandalized
Scandalous
Scapegoated
Scared

T

Talkative
Tame
Tanked
Tearful
Teary
Temperamental
Tender
Terrific
Terrified
Terror
Testy
Thankful

U

Ugly
Unappreciated
Uncertain
Unconcerned
Uncomfortable
Undecided
Understanding
Understood
Undone
Uneasy
Unforgiving
Unhappy
Unimpressed
Unnerved

V

Vain
Vengeful
Vibrant
Vicious
Victimized
Violent
Visionary
Vulnerable

W

Wanting
Warm
Wary
Weary
Well meaning
Wicked
Wilful
Wiped out
Wise
Wistful
Withdrawn
Witty
Woeful
Wonder
Wonderful
Worn out
Worry
Worthy
Wretched

X

Xenophobic

Y

Yearning
Youthful
Yucky

Z

Zealous
Zen
Zestful
Zonked