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Definition of "feel-good" []

  • Characterized by or designed to encourage a feeling of often superficial happiness or satisfaction: "Everything about Fassbinder ran contrary to Hollywood notions of feel-good entertainment” ( Edward Guthmann). (adjective)

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.

Use "feel-good" in a sentence
  • "It's worth remembering that the term 'feel-good' grew out of the drug culture."
  • ""These marriages, in whichever state, are what I call feel-good marriages," Mr. Kramer said."
  • "“You’re right,” she said, regretting having lobbied so hard for what was described as the feel-good chick flick of the year."