Use: forms of verbs (verb-ed, verb-ing) that express emotions and feelings. These are adjectives not verbs.

Form: The present -ing and past -ed participle forms

I felt exhausted after that test.
Listening to you is exhausting.

The following are some common verbs expressing feelings and emotions and their present and past participle forms.

Verb Present Participle (-ing) Past Participle (-ed)
astonish astonishing astonished
bore boring bored
challenge challenging challenged
comfort comforting comforted
compel compelling compelled
depress depressing depressed
devastate devastating devastated
disappoint disappointing disappointed
excite exciting excited
inspire inspiring inspired