feeling


feeling
feeling [fēl′iŋ]
adj.
[ME feling: see FEEL & -ING]
full of or expressing emotion or sensitivity; sympathetic
n.
1. that one of the senses by which sensations of contact, pressure, temperature, and pain are transmitted through the skin; sense of touch
2. the power or faculty of experiencing physical sensation
3. an awareness; consciousness; sensation [a feeling of pain]
4.
a) emotion or sensitivity [singing with feeling]
b) an emotion
5. [pl.] the power or faculty of experiencing emotions and subjective responses [to hurt someone's feelings]
6. a kindly, generous attitude; sympathy; pity
7.
a) an opinion or sentiment [a feeling that he is honest]
b) a premonition [a feeling that we will win]
8. an impression or emotional quality; air; atmosphere [the lonely feeling of the city at night]
9. a natural ability or sensitive appreciation [a feeling for music]
10. the emotional quality in a work of art
feelingly
adv.
SYN.- FEELING, when unqualified in the context, refers to any of the subjective reactions, pleasant or unpleasant, that one may have to a situation and usually connotes an absence of reasoning [I can't trust my own feelings]; EMOTION implies an intense feeling with physical as well as mental manifestations [her breast heaved with emotion]; PASSION refers to a strong or overpowering emotion, connoting especially sexual love or intense anger; SENTIMENT applies to a feeling, often a tender one, accompanied by some thought or reasoning [what are your sentiments in this matter? ]

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