felt meaning

Pronunciation:   "felt" in a sentence
  • Noun: felt  felt
    1. A fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
    Verb: felt  felt
    1. Mat together and make felt-like
      "felt the wool" 
    2. Cover with felt
      "felt a cap" 
    3. Change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
      "The fabric felted up after several washes"
      - felt up, mat up, matt-up, matte up, matte, mat
    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: felted, felting, felts

    See also: feel for, feeler, feeling, feelings

    Type of: appear, be, believe, change, cloth, comprehend, conceive, conclude, consider, cover, entangle, experience, fabric, find, go through, look, look for, mat, material, perceive, reason, reason out, regain, search, see, seek, seem, snarl, tangle, textile, think, touch

    Encyclopedia: Feel

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  • [Architecture]

    An unwoven fabric, composed of fibers which are matted together, usually with the aid of moisture and heat, by rolling or by pressure; usually manufactured from cellulose fibers from wood, paper, or rags, or from asbestos or glass fibers.

  • [Medicine]
    past and past part of FEEL


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  1. he felt superior in mathematics to john.
  2. the man felt that his position was bad enough.
  3. for a moment she felt slightly hurt.
  4. rushton felt rather sick over this affair.
  5. and she felt aggrieved and insulted.

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