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Meaning of feeling by Wiktionary Dictionary



    From feel +‎ -ing .


    • IPA: /ˈfiːlɪŋ/
    • Rhymes: -iːlɪŋ


    feeling ( comparative more feeling, superlative most feeling )

    1. Emotionally sensitive .
      Despite the rough voice, the coach is surprisingly feeling .


    feeling ( plural: feelings )

    1. Sensation, particularly through the skin .
      The wool on my arm produced a strange feeling .
    2. Emotion; impression .
      The house gave me a feeling of dread .
    3. ( always plural: ) Emotional state or well-being .
      You really hurt my feelings when you said that .
    4. ( always plural: ) Emotional attraction or desire .
      Many people still have feelings for their first love .
    5. Intuition .
      He has no feeling for what he can say to somebody in such a fragile emotional condition .
      I've got a funny feeling that this isn't going to work .
    6. An opinion, an attitude.

    Derived terms



    1. Present participle of feel .



Explanation of feeling by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. the experiencing of affective and emotional states

    2. she had a feeling of euphoria
      he had terrible feelings of guilt
      I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
    3. an intuitive understanding of something

    4. he had a great feeling for music
    5. a physical sensation that you experience

    6. he had a queasy feeling
      I had a strange feeling in my leg
      he lost all feeling in his arm
    7. the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin

    8. the surface had a greasy feeling
    9. a vague idea in which some confidence is placed

    10. what are your feelings about the crisis?
      I had a feeling that she was lying
    11. the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people