feeling

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From feel +‎ -ing.

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Adjective[edit]

feeling (comparative more feeling, superlative most feeling)

  1. Emotionally sensitive.
    Despite the rough voice, the coach is surprisingly feeling.
  2. Expressive of great sensibility; attended by, or evincing, sensibility.
    He made a feeling representation of his wrongs.

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Noun[edit]

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 in the plural) Emotional state or well-being.
    You really hurt my feelings when you said that.
  4. (always in the 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.
    • 1972, George J. W. Goodman (Adam Smith), Supermoney‎, page 156:
      When you are tempted to speculate in cocoa, lie down until the feeling goes away.

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Verb[edit]

feeling

  1. Present participle of feel.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English.

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Noun[edit]

feeling m (plural feelings)

  1. instinct, hunch

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