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Definition of "feeling" []

  • The sensation involving perception by touch. (noun)
  • A sensation experienced through touch. (noun)
  • A physical sensation: a feeling of warmth. (noun)
  • An affective state of consciousness, such as that resulting from emotions, sentiments, or desires: experienced a feeling of excitement. (noun)
  • An awareness or impression: He had the feeling that he was being followed. (noun)
  • The sense of touch (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The ability to experience physical sensations, such as heat, pain, etc (noun)
  • The sensation so experienced (noun)
  • A state of mind (noun)
  • A physical or mental impression (noun)
  • Fondness; sympathy (noun)
  • An ability to feel deeply (noun)
  • A sentiment (noun)
  • An impression or mood; atmosphere (noun)
  • An emotional disturbance, esp anger or dislike (noun)
  • Intuitive appreciation and understanding (noun)
  • Sensibility in the performance of something (noun)
  • Emotional or moral sensitivity, as in relation to principles or personal dignity (esp in the phrase hurt or injure the feelings of) (noun)
  • Sentient; sensitive (adjective)
  • Expressing or containing emotion (adjective)
  • Warm-hearted; sympathetic (adjective)

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Use "feeling" in a sentence
  • "Some say Cheney 'feeling the heat' over potential probes/Kentucky election officials nabbed in touch-screen vote scam yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Some say Cheney \'feeling the heat\' over potential probes/Kentucky election officials nabbed in touch-screen vote scam '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: Several observers suspect that Cheney is nervous about calls for investigations into the Bush administration and is going on the offensive in his latest attacks on President Obama."
  • "The treatment in such cases is partly mental; let the patient know that the chilly feeling is only a _feeling_, and nothing alarming."
  • "So the sense of beauty, the feeling for it, the desire to bring it into his work, grows up in his heart; and a new kind of fidelity -- fidelity to _feeling_ rather than to _fact_ (if I may speak for the moment in the delusive language of dualism) -- begins to weave itself into his artistic consciousness."