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Query Details

Query Subject:   English Affect Word-List
Author:   Brian Murphy
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Computational Linguistics
Cognitive Science

Query:   I am looking for a resonably comprehensive list of English words,
classified by affect (i.e. sentiment). While the connotations carried by
words are surely complex, and context dependent, I would think that the
word ''fireman'' has predominantly positive connotations, while
''sorcerer'' has predominantly negative connotations.

Preferably the list would included nouns and verbs, but a list of adverbs
and adjectives would be very useful too. Lists in Chinese an German would
also be of interest, if such a thing is freely available.

Will gratefully receive any suggestions, and will post summary,


Brian Murphy
Computational Linguistics
Trinity College Dublin
LL Issue: 17.2582
Date posted: 13-Sep-2006


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