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- Emotionally sensitive.
- Despite the rough voice, the coach is surprisingly feeling.
- Expressive of great sensibility; attended by, or evincing, sensibility.
- He made a feeling representation of his wrongs.
feeling (plural feelings)
- Sensation, particularly through the skin.
- The wool on my arm produced a strange feeling.
- Emotion; impression.
- The house gave me a feeling of dread.
- (always in the plural) Emotional state or well-being.
- You really hurt my feelings when you said that.
- (always in the plural) Emotional attraction or desire.
- Many people still have feelings for their first love.
- He has no feeling for what he can say to somebody in such a fragile emotional condition.
- 1987, The Pogues - Fairytale of New York
- Got on a lucky one
- Came in eighteen to one
- I've got a feeling
- This year's for me and you
- I've got a funny feeling that this isn't going to work.
- 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.
in plural: emotional state or well-being
in plural: emotional attraction or desire
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Most common English words before 1923: line · added · toward · #486: feeling · later · beyond · rose
feeling m (plural feelings)
- feeling, hunch