Adj. used to describe someone who is incapable of understanding or communicating their true feelings or emotions.
1. Emotionally ignorant to the various levels of emotion. Only expresses emotion in black or white - angry or happy. Doesn’t know how to differentiate the emotional shades of gray in between.
2. Often afraid that people will look down on them for expressing their true emotions.
3. Tend to convince themselves that they are feeling a certain way to cover up their true feelings.
Every time my sister is upset about something she says she's angry without analyzing that anger is a reaction that stems from hurt, disappointment, or sadness. She's so out of tune with her feelings that she's emotionally retarded!