Emotional vs Lyrical - What's the difference?

emotional | lyrical |


As adjectives the difference between emotional and lyrical

is that emotional is of or relating to the emotions while lyrical is appropriate for or suggestive of singing.

emotional

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or relating to the emotions.
  • emotional crisis
  • Characterised by emotion.
  • Determined by emotion rather than reason.
  • emotional decision
  • Appealing to or arousing emotion.
  • emotional speech
  • Easily affected by emotion.
  • She’s an emotional person.
  • Readily displaying emotion.
  • emotional greeting

    Synonyms

    * demonstrative * effusive * sentimental * temperamental

    Derived terms

    * emotional cripple * emotionalise (also emotionalize) * emotionalism * emotionally * * *

    lyrical

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Appropriate for or suggestive of singing.
  • Expressive of emotion.