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English

Etymology

Abbreviation of emotional.

Noun

Singular
emo

Plural
s

emo (s)
  1. (uncountable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A particular style of hardcore punk rock
  2. (countable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) An individual or group of people associated with the subculture and musical style of definition (1)
  3. (uncountable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Any form of guitar-driven alternative rock that is particularly or notably emotional
  4. (countable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) An individual or group of people associated with a fashion or stereotype of definition (3)
  5. (countable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A young person who is considered to be over-emotional or stereotypically emo

Translations

Adjective

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Positive
emo

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Emotional; sensitive.
  2. Depressed.
  3. Associated with youth subcultures embodying emotional sensitivity.

Usage notes

  • Often used pejoratively.

Finnish

Etymology

From emä (mother (archaic), womb)

Noun

emo

  1. dam (animal mother)
  2. mother

Declension

Derived terms


Latin

Verb

present active emō, present infinitive emere, perfect active ēmī, supine ēmptum.
  1. (transitive) I buy, purchase
    Cur non emisti restim suspendio?
    Why do you not buy a halter, and hang yourself?
  2. (figuratively) I acquire, procure

Inflection

Derived terms

Descendants

  • English:
adempt, ademption (> ademptum > adimere > ad + emere)
exempt, exemption (> exemptum > eximere > ex + emere)
perempt, peremptory (> peremptum > perimere > per + emere)
preempt, preemption (> praeemptum > praeemere > prae + emere)

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