An emotion that doesn’t fit the circumstances. Being misemotional isn’t simply about having complicated feelings regarding a complicated situation in life. Misemotion is about having feelings that aren’t rational given what’s happening.

For example, when everything in a person’s life is going well, but they still feel angry or sad, that would be misemotional. Or if a person’s life is falling apart, but they walk around feeling blissful or contented, that would also be misemotional. (Science of Survival, p. 49)

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