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Definition of 'feeling'

See also: feel 

Noun

  1. the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
  2. a vague idea in which some confidence is placed; "his impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying"
       Synonyms: impression belief notion opinion
  3. the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"
       Synonyms: spirit tone feel flavor flavour look smell
  4. a physical sensation that you experience; "he had a queasy feeling"; "I had a strange feeling in my leg"; "he lost all feeling in his arm"
  5. the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; "she likes the touch of silk on her skin"; "the surface had a greasy feeling"
       Synonyms: touch touch sensation tactual sensation tactile sensation
  6. an intuitive understanding of something; "he had a great feeling for music"
       Synonyms: intuitive feeling


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