feel-good

feel-good

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

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


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

feel-good

adj film, songFeelgood-; the feel-good factor (Pol) → der Feelgood-Faktor
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BRENDAN RODGERS has brought the feel-good factor back to Celtic Park, according to Hoops goalkeeper Craig Gordon.
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A feel-good music is promised by Mambo Jambo, an acoustic duo A LIVELY evening of feel-good music is promised by Mambo Jambo, an acoustic duo who will be performing at Barnacle Village Hall.
Opens Friday THE STARS Vince Vaughn, Cobie Smulders THE VERDICT A feel-good comedy with Vaughn starring as a good-natured 42-year-old underachiever who finds sperm donations he made in his younger years have resulted in him fathering 533 children.
Fiona Moriarty, director of the Scottish Retail Consortium, said: "A double whammy of feel-good factors pushed Scottish sales growth into record-breaking territory in July.
Feel Good Friday aims to recruit people to take part in "feel-good" themed fundraising events and to challenge the workplace for a donation to the Samaritans, in return.
Viewing a painting, for example, apparently triggers a surge of the feel-good neurotransmitter, dopamine, into the orbito-frontal cortex of the brain, resulting in feelings of intense pleasure.
WITH Dirty Dancing being crowned the nation's favourite feel-good film we asked which film makes you smile?
FEEL-GOOD FACTORS Blue-corn tortillas have 20 percent more protein than white-corn ones, and often have more zinc and iron too.
With a growing number of people now feeling the worst of the recession has passed, the country appears to be regaining its "feel-good factor", according to a Daily Telegraph/YouGov poll.
According to a poll conducted by the Daily Telegraph/YouGov, with a growing number of people now feeling the worst of the recession has passed, the country appears to be regaining its "feel-good factor".
A FEEL-GOOD event will be held to raise awareness of events for the elderly in Penmaenmawr.