PRIMARY EMOTION By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Universally accepted and recognized emotions. These include love, hate, joy and surprise. PRIMARY EMOTION: "Fear is a primary emotion." Related Psychology Terms TRANSFERENCE RESISTANCE AXIOM BLOOD GROUP PASSIONATE LOVE LOVE SCALE TRADITIONALISM SECONDARY EMOTION CATAPLEXY BELONGING EMOTIONAL CONFLICT Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PRIMARY EMOTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-emotion/ (accessed December 13, 2018).