feel-good

feel-good

(fēl′go͝od′)
adj.
Characterized by or designed to encourage a feeling of often superficial happiness or satisfaction.

feel-good

adj
causing or characterized by a feeling of self-satisfaction: feel-good factor.

feel′-good`


adj.
Informal. intended to make one happy or satisfied: a feel-good movie; feel-good politics.
[1975–80, Amer.]
Translations

feel-good

adj film, songFeelgood-; the feel-good factor (Pol) → der Feelgood-Faktor
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FEEL-GOOD FACTORS Blue-corn tortillas have 20 percent more protein than white-corn ones, and often have more zinc and iron too.
Naturally, there are few losers at this happy lest: A boatload of Feel Good awards will spread the love in categories ranging from best feel-good film to favorite feel-good pic.
Like Germany in the 2006 World Cup, Ghana has also experienced a similar feel-good experience with the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament held in Ghana earlier this year.
Buoyed by laughs amid the pathos, 20 Centimeters is a feel-good movie for people who usually hate feel-good movies--and a refreshingly angst-free contribution to gay cinema.
Celebrity chef Ainsley Harriott came up with his list of feel-good experiences after researching his new book, Ainsley Harriott's Feel-Good Cookbook.
Research indicates that the simple act of petting, touching, and caring for animals raises levels of feel-good hormones such as serotonin in the human body.
But if there were to be a more severe housing market correction, then the feel-good factor might decline towards the levels seen in the early 1980s and the early 1990s, when the economy was in recession.
It may sound corny but the feel-good factor is a crucial ingredient on a big night out.
The feel-good category unifies an odd and unwieldy amalgamation of products, the unifying factor being that each item promises a benefit to one or more of the senses, a "before and after" effect.
Isn't it possible that some of these ceremonies are more feel-good exercises than intercommunion between the people (who used to be in the pew) and God?