Expressing your feelings requires a little more then just using an adjective. Try the following common words, check out their synonyms and improve your word usage in English.
|Content||Every old person, no matter how content they seem, feels that sense of regret. Earl Woods|
|Satisfied||Are you satisfied with your working conditions?|
|Delighted||Kate Winslet was delighted with Oscar nominations.|
|Pleased||We are pleased to extend the term of our agreement.|
|Ecstatic||I feel ecstatic every time she smiles at me.|
|In good spirits||I’m in good spirits today, let me buy you a drink.|
|Thrilled||My husband was thrilled with my sudden interest in football. Desperate Housewife|
|Relieved||I was relieved after paying all my bills.|
Try: enthusiastic, passionate, ambitious, and so on.
|Upset||I am so upset, I can’t believe how late you are.|
|Enraged||Always speak politely to an enraged Dragon. Steven Brust|
|Aggressive||I have always been a guy who takes what they give me. Maybe I have to be a little more aggressive. Mike Miller|
|Nervous||Being in front of people is a kind of thrill. You get nervous, but it’s fun. Lisa Slone|
|Furious||To be furious in religion is to be irreligiously religious. William Penn|
|Exasperated||We can be exasperated and certainly are, but that doesn’t reflect on determination to carry out the mission. Janet Norwood|
|Annoyed||I go from exasperation to a state of collapse, then I recover and go from prostration to fury, so that my average state is one of being annoyed. Gustave Flaubert|
Try: frustrated, infuriated, incensed, wound up, heated, hot, livid, mad, and so on.
|Sorry||I am sorry about your father’s death.|
|Disappointed||I was disappointed halfway through the game because we weren’t playing defence.|
|Agonized||He who will not economise, will have to agonize. Confucius|
|Gloomy||A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast. Friedrich von Schiller|
|Depressed||During all my first twenty years, I was depressed, terribly unhappy, lonely, isolated and self-rejecting. Abraham Maslow|
|Abandoned||Art is never finished, only abandoned. Leonardo da Vinci|
|Mournful||A bunch of mournful women all dressed in black packed the garden.|
Also try these alternatives: blue, disillusioned, miserable, grieving, forsaken, low, down in the dumps, dejected, disheartened, pained, and so on.
|Shocked||Most people have seen worse things in private than they pretend to be shocked at in public. Edgar Watson Howe|
|Perplexed||Monarchs are perplexed by the fear of change. John Milton|
|Puzzled||Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled; to concentrate; to accept conflict and tension; to be born everyday; to feel a sense of self. Erich Fromm|
|Stunned||A girl came up to me in a bar and said she wanted to dance. I wish I’d said something cool, but I was stunned.|
|Baffled||Every anarchist is a baffled dictator. Benito Mussolini|
|Shaken||I was shaken when I first heard about the accident.|
|Traumatized||I am still traumatized that I am going to be on the TV.|
Why not also try: Mystified, bamboozled, flabbergasted
|Fearful||Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful. William Shakespeare|
|Frightened||I’m scared to confess what I’m feeling – frightened you’ll slip away. Madonna|
|Horrified||Mark was horrified by the idea of homosexuality.|
|Terrorized||I woke up terrorized by the powerful explosion.|
|Scared||I’m scared every time I go into the ring, but it’s how you handle it. Mike Tyson|
|Intimidated||Hatred is the coward’s revenge for being intimidated. Bernard Shaw|
|Alarmed||So don’t be alarmed if I fall head over feet. And don’t be surprised if I love you for all that you are. Alanis Morisette|
Try: browbeaten, anxious, hysterical, and so on.
|Down||When I’m feeling down I call my mother.|
|Devastated||The global economy is totally devastated after the crisis.|
|Desperate||I am a desperate housewife. Ms. Laura Bush|
|Ruined||A just cause is not ruined by a few mistakes. Fyodor Dostoyevsky|
|Horrible||Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable. Woody Allen|
|Terrible||Obi wan told me terrible things. He said you’ve turned to the dark side. Senator Abidala|
|Awful||The meal was awful.|
|Disgusting||You are a disgusting pervert.|
Next time also try: negative, destroyed, hurt, and so on.
|Good||You are too good to be true.|
|Decent||Let me take you to a decent restaurant.|
|Nice||She is always very nice to me.|
|Lovely||Assos is a lovely little village for a weekend escape.|
|Optimistic||Cautiously optimistic would be a good phrase, … I hope that we can sustain the momentum. Paul Wolfowitz|
|Excellent||Thank you for the excellent service.|
|Wonderful||No need to run and hide. It’s a wonderful world.|
|Great||Great minds think alike.|
You may want to use these synonyms, too: positive, upbeat, on the bright side, loving, top notch, above board, the best, outstanding, on the up, respectable, worthy, and so on.
Improving usage will improve your English. You will sound more natural and native-like.