SECONDARY EMOTION

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Feeling which is not acknowledged or displayed commonly across societies or which requires interpersonal knowledge for its development. For a number of theorists, pride signifies a secondary emotion, resulting from the combination of a primary emotion along with a positive community response. Additional secondary emotions consist of envy, love, and jealousy.

SECONDARY EMOTION: "Secondary emotions can be very difficult to express."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SECONDARY EMOTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/secondary-emotion/ (accessed August 17, 2022).

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