People talk about how they’re feeling all the time. If you can do this in Portuguese, and understand what others are saying, you’ll find that communicating and connecting with Portuguese speakers becomes much easier. To become fluent at talking about moods and emotions you can work with an expert tutor, who’ll give you professional one-on-one conversation coaching.
In this post, we’ll go through 40 Portuguese words for talking about moods and emotions, before looking at a few different ways to put them into practice in sentences.
Below are ten sentences using some of the Portuguese words from above with a variety of tenses, constructions, and pronouns.
I feel happy today.
Eu me sinto feliz hoje.
I’m feeling sad today.
Eu estou me sentindo triste hoje.
I felt tired yesterday.
Eu me senti cansado(a) ontem.
I was feeling lazy yesterday.
Eu estava me sentindo preguiçoso(a) ontem.
You look thoughtful.
Você parece pensativo(a).
He was feeling guilty.
Ele estava se sentindo culpado.
She was surprised.
Ela estava surpresa.
I'm satisfied with the situation.
Eu estou satisfeito(a) com a situação.
The film makes me feel nostalgic.
O filme me faz sentir nostálgico(a).
I’m feeling nervous about the exam tomorrow.
Eu estou me sentindo nervoso(a) com o teste de amanhã.
Learn More Portuguese Words for Emotions
There is a wide variety of different Portuguese words and expressions for talking about emotions and moods—we’ve just looked at a few basic ones. To learn more colorful and interesting expressions, and to learn and practice how to talk about this subject like a native, you can book a lesson now.