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A meta-emotion is an emotion that occurred in response to another emotion: Perhaps you teared up while watching a sappy movie with friends, then felt embarrassed about feeling sad. Or perhaps when you were a child, you felt happy your sibling was reprimanded, then felt guilty about feeling ha...
... are the most common type. This indicates that many people get upset, nervous, or angry about their own negative emotions, in particular.
They are signals that alert you when something is not right in your environment. They can also serve as signals to others that you need help or support.
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