not being positively received not going down well a feeling of anger because you've been forced to accept something unfair resentment casual conversations about other people that might be unkind or untrue gossip feeling angry, upset or impatient because you cannot do something frustrated to praise someone in order to please them, sometimes in a way that is not sincere to flatter to control or influence someone to your advantage to manipulate to stop thinking or worrying about something to let go of the ability to understand other people's feelings and problems empathy