Vocabulary Organized By Topic

Personalities, Behaviors and Emotions

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ability 能力 nénglì
admire (to) 佩服 pèifú
advise (to) 劝告 quàn gào

afraid (to be) 害怕 hàipà
agree 同意 tóngyì
alcoholic 酒鬼 jiǔ guǐ
ambitious 雄心勃勃 xióngxīn bóbó 
amiable (friendly | polite) 和气 héqì
angry 生气 shēngqì
annoy (to)  fán 
annoying (something or someone) fán rén
anxious (to be) 着急 zháo jí
appreciate (to) 欣赏 xīnshǎng
argue 争论 zhēnglùn
arrogant 傲慢  àomàn
attitude 态度 tàidu
bad huài
bad luck (to have or run into) 倒霉 dǎo méi
become aware of (to) 感觉 gǎn jué
behavior 行为 xíngwéi
bitter
bold 大胆 dàdǎn
bored (boring) 无聊 wú liáo
brave 勇敢 yǒnggǎn
busy máng
care 关心 guānxīn
care about (to) 在乎 zài hu
careful 小心 xiǎoxīn
careless 粗心 cūxīn
casual 随便 suíbiàn
character 性格 xìnggé
cheap person 小气鬼 xiǎoqì guǐ
cheater 骗子 piànzi
childish 幼稚 yòuzhì
clean 干净 gānjìng
cold lěng
comfortable 舒服 shūfu
common sense 常识 chángshí
competent 能干 néng gàn
complain 抱怨 bàoyuàn
complaint (to file a...) 投诉 tóu sù
complicated 复杂 fùzá
compliment (to) 夸奖 kuā jiǎng
compromise 妥协 tuǒ xié
confidence 信心 xìnxīn
confident 自信 zì xìn
confused (to feel) 困惑  kùnhuò
confusing 令人困惑 lìng rén kùnhuò
considerate 体贴 tǐtiē
consistent 一贯 yíguàn
convenient 方便 fāngbiàn
cool
corruption 腐败 fǔbài
courtesy 礼貌 lǐmào
creative 有创造力 yǒu chuàng zào lì
criminal 罪犯 zuìfàn
cry
curious 好奇 hàoqí
cute 可爱 kě'ài
dangerous 危险 wēixiǎn
delicate 娇嫩 jiāonèn
dependable 可靠 kěkào
depressed 郁闷 yù mèn
depressed 抑郁症 yì yù zhèng
depressing (weather, atmosphere, etc) 沉闷 chén mèn
desire (or lust) 欲望 yù wàng
didn‘t expect 没想到 méi xiǎng dào
different 不同 bùtóng
difficult nán
dirty zāng
disagree (to) 不同意 bù tóng yì
disappointed (to be) 失望 shīwàng
disgusting 讨厌 tǎoyàn
dishonest 不诚实 bù chéng shí
dislike (to) 不喜欢 bù xǐhuan
dispirited (dejected) 沮丧 jǔ sàng
dissatisfied 不满 bù mǎn
do (to .... or to work) gàn
dream (to have a .... figuratively) 梦想 mèngxiǎng
easy 容易 róngyì
embarrassed 尴尬 gāngà
emotion 情感 qíng gǎn
emotional 情绪化 qíngxùhuà
empathy 同理心 tóng lǐ xīn
enthusiastic 热情 rè qíng
envy (to ... or admire) 羡慕 xiàn mù
exaggerate (to) 夸大 kuā dà
excite (to) 激动 jīdòng
excited (to be) 兴奋 xīngfèn
excuse 借口 jièkǒu
expect (to.... expectation) 期望 qīwàng
experienced 有经验 yǒu jīngyàn
express 表达 biǎodá
extrovert 外向的人 wàixiàng de rén
fair 公平 gōngpíng
faithful 忠实 zhōng shí
familiar 熟悉 shúxī
fault (mistake, blame) 过错 guòcuò
favorite 最喜欢的 zuì xǐhuan de
fear
feel (to .... or think ) 觉得 jué de
feeling (to have the ... to sense) 感到 gǎn dào
feeling(s) 感情 gǎnqíng
fight (to) 打架 dǎjià
focus 专心 zhuān xīn

fool 傻瓜 shǎguā
foolish shǎ
forgive 原谅 yuánliàng
fortunately (luckily) 幸亏 xìng kuī
fragile (in character or emotionally) 脆弱 cuì ruò
frank (honest or straightforward) 老实 lǎo shi
friendly 友好 yǒuhǎo
friendship 友谊 yǒu yì
frustrating 泄气 xièqì
fun 好玩 hǎowán
funny 搞笑 gǎoxiào
gambling addict 赌鬼 dǔ guǐ
generous 大方 dà fang
genius 天才 tiān cái

gentle (tender) 温柔 wēn róu
get along 合得来 hé de lái
give in (to) 让步 ràng bù
goal (purpose / aim / target) 目的 mù dì
good hǎo
good at... 擅长 shàn cháng
greedy 贪心 tānxīn
guilty 有罪 yǒuzuì 

handle (to .... or to deal with) bàn
happy 高兴 gāoxìng
happy mood (to be in a) 心情好 xīnqíng hǎo
hard (exhausting) 辛苦 xīnkǔ
hassle (troublesome) 麻烦 máfan
hate hèn
help 帮助 bāngzhù
honest 诚实 chéngshí
honored (to feel) 荣幸 róng xìng
hope (to) 希望 xīwàng
hot
hot-tempered 脾气大 píqi dà
humiliate 羞辱 xiūrù
humor 幽默 yōumò
imagine (to) 想象 xiǎngxiàng
immature 不成熟 bù chéngshú 
impression 印象 yìnxiàng
impulsive 冲动 chōngdòng 
inconsiderate (thoughtless) 不周 bùzhōu
inconvenient 不方便 bù fāngbiàn
independent 独立 dúlì
indifferent (to be) 无所谓 wú suǒ wèi
injured (to get .... or hurt, physically or emotionally) 伤害 shānghài
innocent 无辜 wú gū

insult 侮辱 wǔrǔ
insult (to) 污辱 wū rǔ
insulted (to feel) 受辱 shòu rǔ
intelligent (smart) 聪明 cōng ming
intention 用意 yòngyì
interest 兴趣 xìngqù
interested in (to be) 对。。。感兴趣 duì ... gǎnxìngqù
interesting 有趣 yǒuqù
introvert 内向的人 nèixiàng
irresponsible 不负责任 bù fù zérèn
irritable (to be.... also: short-tempered, violent) 暴躁 bào zào
irritating 恼人 nǎo rén
it doesn't matter 没关系 méi guān xi
it is a pity (what a pity) 可惜 kě xī
it‘s nothing (it’s not important, never mind) 没事 méi shì
jealous 嫉妒 jí dù
kindhearted 善良 shàn liáng
kind to 对。。。好 duì... hǎo
laugh xiào
lazy 懒惰 lǎnduò
leader 领导 lǐngdǎo
liar 说谎者 shuōhuǎng zhě
like (to) 喜欢 xǐhuan
lively 热闹 rè nao
lonely 寂寞 jìmò
long for (to) 渴望 kě wàng
look after (to) 照顾 zhào gu
lose one’s temper (to) 发脾气 fā pí qì
love (to) ài
loyal 忠诚 zhōngchéng
lucky 幸运 xìngyùn
maintain (to... health or machine) 保养 bǎo yǎng
maintain health (take good care of your health) 保养身体 bǎoyǎng shēntǐ
make (to .. or to do) zuò
make sense (to) 有道理 yǒu dào li
manage 管理 guǎnlǐ
mature 成熟 chéngshú
mean (nasty) 刻薄 kè bó
methodical (neat and tidy) 有条理 yǒu tiáo lǐ
mind (to) 介意 jièyì
mischievous 调皮 tiáopí
miss 想念 xiǎngniàn
misunderstanding 误解 wùjiě
misunderstand 误会 wùhuì
mood 心情 xīnqíng
morale 情绪 qíng xù
motivation 动力 dònglì
motive 动机 dòngjī
naive 天真 tiānzhēn
negative 消极 xiāojí 
nervous 紧张 jǐnzhāng
objective 客观 kè guān
open-minded 开放 kāi fàng
opinion 意见 yìjiàn
optimist 乐观主义者 lèguān zhǔyì zhě
optimistic 乐观 lè guān
ought to 应该 yīng gāi
over praise (to) 过奖 guò jiǎng
passion 热情 rèqíng
pathetic (pitiful, to have pity on) 可怜 kě lián
patient 有耐心 yǒu nàixīn
perfect 完美 wán měi
personality 个性 gè xìng
pessimist 悲观主义者 bēiguān zhǔyì zhě
pessimistic 悲观 bēi guān
pet (to keep a) 养宠物 yǎng chǒngwù
picky 挑剔 tiāotì
polite 有礼貌 yǒu lǐmào
popular 流行 liúxíng
positive 积极 jījí
practical 实用 shíyòng
praise (to) 表扬 biǎo yáng
pressure (emotional or physical) 压力 yālì
pretend 假装 jiǎzhuāng
pretentious 装腔作势 zhuāng qiāng zuò shì
protest (to) 抗议 kàng yì
pure 纯洁 chúnjié
puzzled (to feel) 困惑 kùnhuò
quiet 安静 ānjìng
quit 放弃 fàngqì
realistic (reality) 现实 xiànshí
realize (to) 意识到 yìshídào
reasonable 合理 hélǐ
regret 后悔 hòuhuǐ
relax 放松 fàngsōng
reliable 可靠 kěkào
relieved 放心 fàng xīn
remorse 悔恨 huǐ hèn

repulsive 丑恶 chǒu'è
reputation 名声 míngshēng
responsible 负责 fùzé
sad 伤心 shāngxīn
sad to hear (sad to bear, to feel sad) 难过 nán guò
safe 安全 ānquán
sarcastic (to be... sarcasm) 讽刺 fěng cì
satisfied 满意 mǎnyì
seem like (to) 好像 hǎoxiàng
selfish 自私 zìsī
sense of humor 幽默感 yōumò gǎn
serious (in thinking, conscientious) 认真 rèn zhēn
serious (usually: personality, character or attitude) 严肃 yán sù
shallow 肤浅 fū qiǎn
shifty (or slippery person) 滑头 huá tóu
shocked 吃惊 chī jīng
shy 害羞 hàixiū
sick (to become) 生病 shēng bìng
simple 简单 jiǎndān
simple and honest (also: unsophisticated) 淳朴 chún pǔ
sly 狡猾 jiǎo huá
snob 势利小人 shì li xiǎo rén
snobbish 势利 shì lì
soft 软弱 ruǎn ruò
sorrow 悲哀 bēi āi
soul 灵魂 línghún
spirit (mind, consciousness, mental state) 精神 jīngshén
spoil (to) 溺爱 nì'ài
spoil a child (to) 宠坏 chǒng huài
spoilt child 小皇帝 xiǎo huáng dì
startled 吓一跳 xià yī tiào
straight 直接 zhíjiē
strange 奇怪 qíguài
stress (to .... or to emphasize) 强调 qiángdiào
strict 严格 yángé
strong 坚强 jiān qiáng
stubborn 固执 gù zhí
studious 用功 yòng gōng
stupid bèn
style 风格 fēnggé
subjective 主观 zhǔ guān
successful 成功 chénggōng
support a family (to) 养家 yǎng jiā
surprised (to be.... also: amazed, astonished) 惊讶 jīng yà
sympathy 同情心 tóngqíng xīn
tactful 策略 cè lüè

take for granted 想当然 xiǎng dāng rán
talent 天赋 tiān fù
temper (temperament, disposition) 脾气 píqì
terrible (fearful) 可怕 kě pà
thief 小偷 xiǎo tōu
think (to incorrectly) 以为 yǐ wéi
to be at a loss (about what to do) 没办法 méi bàn fǎ
to do as your pleases 随你的便 suí nǐ de biàn
to pass the time 打发时间 dǎ fā shí jiān
tough 强硬 qiang2 ying4
tough (rough) 艰苦 jiānkǔ
trouble (to ... or to bother) 打扰 dǎ rǎo
trust 信任 xìnrèn
try hard (to) 努力 nǔ lì
uncomfortable 不舒服 bú shūfu
understand (situation or spoken statement) 明白 míngbai
unfortunate 不幸 bùxìng 
upset 懊恼 àonǎo
used to 习惯 xíguàn
vain 虚荣 xūróng
vigour (vitality, drive) 精神 jīng shen
violent 暴力 bào lì
vivacious 活泼 huó po
warm-hearted 热心 rè xīn
waste 浪费 làngfèi
weak ruò
well-behaved guāi
wild 野生 yěshēng
willing 愿意 yuànyì
wish 愿望 yuànwàng
wonderful 好极了 hào jíle
workaholic 工作狂 gōng zuò kuáng
worry 担心 dānxīn
worry (don‘t) 别着急 bié zháo jí