"You canker blossom!" 3 Shakespearean Insults

emotional intelligence

skill in perceiving, understanding, and managing emotions and feelings.
Abbreviation: EI. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for emotional intelligence
  • These people seem to have high emotional intelligence.
  • Unfortunately, in many instances, emotional intelligence is compromised for the sake of toughness.
  • No one doubts that other skills, such as emotional intelligence and good management, are important.
  • With respect to elementary school teachers, it is far more valuable that they have a high emotional intelligence than book smarts.
  • He is clever and insightful--his emotional intelligence beggars his intellect--and blithely uninformed.
  • Apply emotional intelligence concepts to themselves and their workplaces.
British Dictionary definitions for emotional intelligence

emotional intelligence

awareness of one's own emotions and moods and those of others, esp in managing people
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Contemporary definitions for emotional intelligence

an awareness of and ability to manage emotions and create motivation's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014, LLC
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for emotional

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for emotional intelligence