emotional intelligence


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emotional intelligence

n.
Intelligence regarding the emotions, especially in the ability to monitor one's own or others' emotions.
The capabilities, competencies, and skills that influence one’s ability to succeed in coping with environmental demands and pressures that direct affect a person’s overall psychological well-being; a type of social intelligence that involves the ability to monitor one's own and others' emotions, to discriminate among them, and to use the information to guide thoughts and actions

emotional intelligence

ability to effectively manage one's emotional life and to read and respond appropriately to other people's emotions.
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