data_dictionary_NRC: NRC Word-Emotion Association Lexicon

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A quanteda dictionary object containing Mohammad and Charron's (2010, 2013) English version of the NRC Word-Emotion Association Lexicon (aka NRC Emotion Lexicon aka EmoLex): association of words with eight emotions (anger, fear, anticipation, trust, surprise, sadness, joy, and disgust) and two sentiments (negative and positive) manually annotated on Amazon's Mechanical Turk. Available in 40 different languages.




An object of class dictionary2 of length 10.


Mohammad, S. & Turney, P. (2013). Crowdsourcing a Word-Emotion Association Lexicon. Computational Intelligence, 29(3), 436–465.

Mohammad, S. & Turney, P. (2010). Emotions Evoked by Common Words and Phrases: Using Mechanical Turk to Create an Emotion Lexicon. In Proceedings of the NAACL-HLT 2010 Workshop on Computational Approaches to Analysis and Generation of Emotion in Text, June 2010, LA, California.

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