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a. The sense of touch: lost feeling in a toe.
b. A sensation experienced through this sense: enjoyed the feeling of rain on my face.
c. A physical sensation other than one experienced though touch: a feeling of warmth.
a. An emotion, such as joy or sorrow: a feeling of loss.
b. Strong mental agitation or excitement involving the emotions: eyes that showed deep feeling.
c. An emotion of affection; a fondness: Does she have feelings for you?
a. The capacity to experience refined emotions; sensitivity; sensibility: a man of feeling.
b. feelings Susceptibility to emotional response; sensibilities: The child's feelings are easily hurt.
4. An awareness or impression: He had the feeling that he was being followed.
5. An opinion based strongly on emotion; sentiment: voters' feelings on tax reform. See Synonyms at view.
a. A general impression conveyed by a person, place, or thing: This office has the feeling of a fortress.
b. The emotions thought to be conveyed or intended by a work of art: the painting's feeling of anguish.
a. Appreciative regard or understanding: has no feeling for propriety.
b. Intuitive awareness or aptitude; a feel: has a feeling for language.
1. Easily moved emotionally; sympathetic: a feeling heart.
2. Expressive of sensibility or emotion: a feeling glance.
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|Noun||1.||feelings - emotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity); "the remark hurt his feelings"|
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