Definitions of feeling

  1. Affections of the mind.
  2. Easily affected; sympathetic; of great sensibility.
  3. the psychological feature of experiencing affective and emotional states; " she had a feeling of euphoria"; " he had terrible feelings of guilt"; " I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
  4. an intuitive understanding of something; " he had a great feeling for music"
  5. the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; " she likes the touch of silk on her skin"; " the surface had a greasy feeling"
  6. the experiencing of affective and emotional states; " she had a feeling of euphoria"; " he had terrible feelings of guilt"; " I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
  7. The sense by which the mind, through certain nerves of the body, perceives external objects, or certain states of the body itself; that one of the five senses which resides in the general nerves of sensation distributed over the body, especially in its surface; the sense of touch; nervous sensibility to external objects.
  8. An act or state of perception by the sense above described; an act of apprehending any object whatever; an act or state of apprehending the state of the soul itself; consciousness.
  9. Any state or condition of emotion; the exercise of the capacity for emotion; any mental state whatever; as, a right or a wrong feeling in the heart; our angry or kindly feelings; a feeling of pride or of humility.
  10. That quality of a work of art which embodies the mental emotion of the artist, and is calculated to affect similarly the spectator.
  11. Sense of touch; physical or mental sensation; perception; tenderness; sensitiveness; as, I hurt her feelings.
  12. The sense of touch; perception of objects by touch; consciousness of pleasure or pain; tenderness; emotion; - pl. the affections or passions.
  13. Full of sensibility; tender.
  14. Touch; sensibility; emotion.
  15. Touch; sensation; sentiment; emotion; sensibility.
  16. The sense of touch; perception by the touch; sensation or perception by any of the senses; sensibility; susceptibility; emotion.
  17. Sense of touch; perception; emotion; tenderness or sensibility of mind.
  18. Feelingly.
  19. Expressive of great sensibility; easily affected or moved.
  20. Possessing great sensibility; easily affected or moved; as, a feeling heart.
  21. Expressive of great sensibility; attended by, or evincing, sensibility; as, he made a feeling representation of his wrongs.
  22. Expressive of great sensibility or tenderness; easily affected.
  23. Possessed of warm sensibilities; sympathetic; fervent; impassioned.
  24. Perceiving by the touch; conscious; expressive of keen sensibility; affecting; possessing keen sensibility; easily affected; deeply affected.
  25. Of feel.
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