verb (used without object), emoted, emoting.
to show or pretend emotion: to emote over the beauties of nature.
to portray emotion in acting, especially exaggeratedly or ineptly; behave theatrically: The actress emoted for all she was worth.

1915–20, Americanism; back formation from emotion

emoter, noun
overemote, verb (used without object), overemoted, overemoting.
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emote (ɪˈməʊt)
(intr) to display exaggerated emotion, as in acting; behave theatrically
[C20: back formation from emotion]

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Word Origin & History

1917 back formation from emotion.
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Computing Dictionary

emote definition

(emotion) A command used on talk systems and MUDs to indicate the performance of an action, usually a facial expression of emotional state.

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Example sentences
Computer power is a primary bottleneck to creating robots that can speak and emote.
In fact, it's this missing-hand-turned-evil that's pictured above, encouraging its former owner to emote.
They want him to emote and perform the proper theatrical gestures so they can see their emotions enacted on the public stage.
They may be ineffective in some areas and over-emote in others.
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