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The third type predisposed to the neurosis of the housewife is the overemotional woman.

WORD ORIGIN

1821, "pertaining to emotion," from emotion + -al (1). Meaning "liable to emotions" attested by 1857. Related: Emotionally. Emotional intelligence coined by mid-1960s, popular from mid-1980s.

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