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feeling meaning

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Synonyms of "feeling""feeling" in a sentence
  • Noun: feeling  feeling
    1. The experiencing of affective and emotional states
      "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual" 
    2. A vague idea in which some confidence is placed
      "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "I had a feeling that she was lying"
      - impression, belief, notion, opinion 
    3. The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
      - spirit, tone, feel, flavor [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], look, smell 
    4. A physical sensation that you experience
      "he had a queasy feeling"; "I had a strange feeling in my leg"; "he lost all feeling in his arm" 
    5. The sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
      "the surface had a greasy feeling"
      - touch, touch sensation, tactual sensation, tactile sensation 
    6. An intuitive understanding of something
      "he had a great feeling for music"
      - intuitive feeling
    Verb: feel (felt)  feel
    1. Undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
      "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"
      - experience 
    2. Come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds
      "I feel that he doesn't like me"
      - find 
    3. Perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
      "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when she got out of the car"
      - sense 
    4. Be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state
      "My cold is gone--I feel fine today"; "She felt tired after the long hike"; "She felt sad after her loss" 
    5. Have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behaviour or attitude
      "She felt small and insignificant"; "You make me feel naked"; "I made the students feel different about themselves" 
    6. Undergo passive experience of
      "We felt the effects of inflation"; "her fingers felt their way through the string quartet"; "she felt his contempt of her" 
    7. Be felt or perceived in a certain way
      "The ground feels shaky"; "The sheets feel soft" 
    8. Grope or feel in search of something
      "He felt for his wallet" 
    9. Examine by touch
      "Feel this soft cloth!"
      - finger 
    10. Examine (a body part) by palpation
      "The runner felt her pulse"
      - palpate 
    11. Find by testing or cautious exploration
      "He felt his way around the dark room" 
    12. Produce a certain impression
      "It feels nice to be home again" 
    13. Pass one's hands over the sexual organs of
      "He felt the girl in the movie theatre"

    Derived forms: feelings

    See also: feel for, feeler, feelings

    Type of: ambiance, ambience, appear, atmosphere, be, believe, comprehend, conceive, conclude, consider, experience, find, go through, idea, intuition, look, look for, perceive, perception, reason, reason out, regain, search, see, seek, seem, somaesthesia [Brit, Cdn], somatesthesia, somatic sensation, somesthesia [N. Amer], state, think, thought, touch

    Encyclopedia: Feel


  • [Medicine]
    Those affective states which can be experienced and have arousing and motivational properties. n
    a : the one of the basic physical senses of which the skin contains the chief end organs and of which the sensations of touch and temperature are characteristic : TOUCH
    b : a sensation experienced through this sense
    2 : an emotional state or reaction ‹guilt feelings
    3 : the overall quality of one's awareness esp. as measured along a pleasantness-unpleasantness continuum
  • The success brought a feeling of loss.
  • In the end she will understand his feelings.
  • I have no feelings of love left in me.
  • Goldetein was feeling rather happy now.
  • Disappointment could only create bad feeling.
  • His gibes hurt his sister's feelings.
  • Do not let your feelings get the upper hand over you.
  • It is a real, a bodily feeling.
  • I am feeling really dopey this morning.
  • By feeling we tell what is hard from what is soft.
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