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feeling

feel·ing

feeling

pronunciation:
fi lIng
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a physical sensation produced by touch.
After the accident he lost all feeling in his right hand.
similar words:
contact, perception, sensation, sensibility, touch
definition 2: a general consciousness, perception, or sensation more or less independent of intellectual or physical activity.
There is a feeling of a new beginning in the country.These features of the train give the passengers a feeling of safety.
synonyms:
awareness, consciousness, sentience
similar words:
apprehension, attitude, impression, spirit
definition 3: an unclear or vague awareness.
I have a feeling that I've met you somewhere before.
synonyms:
sensation, sense
similar words:
idea, impression, notion
definition 4: an emotion or the capacity for emotion.
After seeing her, I was left with a feeling of deep sadness.She told him he was a cruel man with no feeling for others.
synonyms:
emotion, sensibility, sensitivity
similar words:
compassion, consciousness, sympathy
definition 5: (often plural) a sentimental or romantic impulse.
A person can't afford to have feelings in this line of work.Do you have feelings toward this man?
synonyms:
sentiment
similar words:
affection, ardor, fervor, passion
definition 6: an impression created by something perceived.
The crowd produced a feeling of tension.The warm light gives the room a feeling of comfort.
synonyms:
effect, impression
similar words:
atmosphere, mood, perception, tone
definition 7: (often plural) an opinion or attitude.
What is your feeling about this decision?I tried to ask him his feelings about the matter, but he kept his opinion to himself.She doesn't have very positive feelings about the upcoming changes.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: able to perceive sensation.
the feeling part of the brain
synonyms:
sensible, sensitive, sensuous
antonyms:
insensate, unfeeling
similar words:
sentient
definition 2: easily aroused to emotion, esp. sympathy for others.
She is a feeling person who does whatever she can to help those who are less fortunate.
synonyms:
emotional, fervent, passionate, sensitive
antonyms:
unfeeling
derivation: feelingly (adv.)
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