Useful Italian Words: Emotions in Italian

What are the names of emotions in Italian? Learn them here in this useful emotions in Italian lesson.


Emotions in Italian 1-10

First ten emotions in Italian. Listen to each audio recording and repeat it out loud!

Joy

Gioia
Joy


Happiness

Felicità
Happiness


Sadness

Tristezza
Sadness

Triste
Sad


Surprise

Sorpresa
Surprise

Sorpreso / Sorpresa
Surprised (m/f)


Disgust

Disgusto
Disgust

Disgustato / Disgustata
Disgusted (m/f)


Annoyance

Fastidio
Annoyance

Infastidito / Infastidita
Annoyed (m/f)


Emotions in Italian 11-20

Other ten emotions in Italian. Listen to each audio recording and repeat it out loud!

Determination

Determinazione
Determination

Determinato / Determinata
Determined (m/f)

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Worry

Preoccupazione
Worry

Preoccupato / Preoccupata
Worried (m/f)


Curiosity

Curiosità
Curiosity

Curioso / Curiosa
Curious (m/f)


Reluctance

Riluttanza
Reluctance

Riluttante
Reluctant (m/f)


Embarrassment

Imbarazzo
Embarrassment

Imbarazzato / Imbarazzata
Embarrassed (m/f)


Emotions in Italian 21-30

Other ten emotions in Italian. Listen to each audio recording and repeat it out loud!

Insecurity

Insicurezza
Insecurity

Insicuro / Insicura
Insecure (m/f)


Smugness

Compiacimento
Smugness

Compiaciuto / Compiaciuta
Smug (m/f)


Frustrazione

Frustrazione
Frustration

Frustrato / Frustrata
Frustrated (m/f)


Impatience

Impazienza
Impatience

Impaziente
Impatient (m/f)


Shyness

Timidezza
Shyness

Timido / Timida
Shy (m/f)


Emotions in Italian 31-40

Other ten emotions in Italian. Listen to each audio recording and repeat it out loud!

Confidence

Fiducia
Confidence

Fiducioso / Fiduciosa
Confident (m/f)


Boredom

Noia
Boredom

Annoiato / Annoiata
Bored (m/f)


Humiliation

Umiliazione
Humiliation

Umiliato / Umiliata
Humiliated (m/f)


Desperation

Disperazione
Desperation

Disperato / Disperata
Desperate (m/f)


Irritation

Irritazione
Irritation

Irritato / Irritata
Irritated (m/f)


Emotions in Italian 41-50

Other ten emotions in Italian. Listen to each audio recording and repeat it out loud!

Anger

Rabbia
Anger

Arrabbiato / Arrabbiata
Angry (m/f)


Uncertainty

Incertezza
Uncertainty

Incerto / Incerta
Uncertain (m/f)


Anxiety

Ansia
Anxiety

Ansioso / Ansiosa
Anxious (m/f)


Gratitude

Gratitudine
Gratitude

Grato / Grata
Grateful (m/f)


Scare

Spavento
Scare

Spaventato / Spaventata
Scared (m/f)


Emotions in Italian 51-60

Other ten emotions in Italian. Listen to each audio recording and repeat it out loud!

Amazement

Meraviglia
Amazement

Meravigliato / Meravigliata
Amazed (m/f)


Confusion

Confusione
Confusion

Confuso / Confusa
Confused (m/f)


Pride

Orgoglio
Pride

Orgoglioso / Orgogliosa
Proud (m/f)


Jealousy

Gelosia
Jealousy

Geloso / Gelosa
Jealous (m/f)


Fear

Paura
Fear

Pauroso / Paurosa
Fearful (m/f)


Emotions in Italian 61-70

Other ten emotions in Italian. Listen to each audio recording and repeat it out loud!

Sympathy

Compassione
Sympathy
Note: Simpatia is a false friend meaning fondness!

Compassionevole
Sympathetic
Note: Simpatico means likeable!


Amusement

Divertimento
Amusement

Divertito / Divertita
Amused (m/f)


Resignation

Rassegnazione
Resignation

Rassegnato / Rassegnata
Resignated (m/f)


Envy

Invidia
Envy

Invidioso / Invidiosa
Envious (m/f)


Disbelief

Incredulità
Disbelief

Incredulo / Incredula
Incredulous (m/f)


Emotions in Italian 71-80

Other ten emotions in Italian. Listen to each audio recording and repeat it out loud!

Excitement

Eccitazione
Excitement

Eccitato / Eccitata
Excited


Regret

Rammarico
Regret

Rammaricato / Rammaricata
Saddened (m/f)


Remorse

Rimorso
Remorse

Contrito / Contrita
Remorseful (m/f)


Hopefulness

Speranza
Hopefulness

Speranzoso / Speranzosa
Hopeful (m/f)


Terror

Terrore
Terror

Terrorizzato / Terrorizzata
Terrorized (m/f)


Emotions in Italian 81-90

Other ten emotions in Italian. Listen to each audio recording and repeat it out loud!

Nervousness

Nervosismo
Nervousness

Nervoso / Nervosa
Nervous (m/f)


Wariness

Diffidenza
Wariness

Diffidente
Wary (m/f)


Anguish

Angoscia
Anguish

Angosciato / Angosciata
Anguished (m/f)


Eagerness

Entusiasmo
Eagerness

Entusiasta
Eager (m/f)
Note: this adjective only exists in the feminine form and is used for addressing both genders!


Skepticism

Scetticismo
Skepticism

Scettico / Scettica
Skeptic


Emotions in Italian 90-96

Other ten emotions in Italian. Listen to each audio recording and repeat it out loud!

Satisfaction

Soddisfazione
Satisfaction

Soddisfatto / Soddisfatta
Satisfied (m/f)


Shame

Vergogna
Shame

Vergognarsi
To be ashamed


Indifference

Indifferenza
Indifference

Indifferente
Indifferent (m/f)


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