Emotion Words to Describe Pain in Your Copywriting

Using Emotion Words in Sales Copywriting for Your Books

(Part 1: Why Not Successful | Part 2 of Sales Copywriting for Books: Emotion Words | Part 3: Fear)

You should use emotion words in many components of sales copywriting to prove to your potential buyers that you understand the true pain of the problem addressed in your book. For example:

> Finally you can stop being annoyed by people in the grocery store line.
> Never again be confused over your chronic pain.
> Have you grown cynical in your old age?

Adjectives are typically used to describe those emotions. Listed below are some of the most common adjective emotion words we use in our book titles, back cover copy, book descriptions, and book introductions.

aching
afraid
agitated
agonizing
angry
annoyed
anxious
ashamed
bad
bitter
burning
chronic
confused
crippling
cursed
cynical
deflated
degraded
dejected
demoralized
desperate
discouraging
disgraced
distraught
distressed
dull
embarrassed
enraged
exhausting
excruciating
fatal
fearful
fierce
fuming
furious
gnawing
griping
guilty
hateful
heartbroken
heavy-hearted
helpless
hesitant
hopeless
humiliated
hurt
incurable
inflamed
infuriated
intimidated
irate
irreparable
irritated
itchy
jittery
lost
miserable
nervous
offended
old
outraged
painful
pounding
raw
raging
regretful
reluctant
resentful
ridiculed
severe
shamed
sharp
sinister
slighted
sore
sorry
submissive
sunk
tender
tense
thumping
tight
timid
tiring
torturous
tragic
unacheiveable
unattainable
uneasy
unendurable
useless
worried
worsening
worthless
violent

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