HyperDic: feeling

English > 6 senses of the word feeling:
NOUNTopsfeelingthe experiencing of affective and emotional states
cognitionfeeling, impression, belief, notion, opiniona vague idea in which some confidence is placed
statefeeling, spirit, tone, feel, flavor, flavour, look, smellthe general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
cognitionfeelinga physical sensation that you experience
cognitionfeeling, touch, touch sensation, tactual sensation, tactile sensationthe sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
cognitionfeeling, intuitive feelingan intuitive understanding of something
feeling > pronunciation
Soundsfiy'lihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > feeling: 6 senses > noun 1, Tops
MeaningThe experiencing of affective and emotional states.
Examples
  • "she had a feeling of euphoria"
  • "he had terrible feelings of guilt"
  • "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
NarroweraffectThe conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
affection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, heart, warmness, warmheartedness, philiaA positive feeling of liking
agitationThe feeling of being agitated
ambivalence, ambivalencymixed feelings or emotions
apathyAn absence of emotion or enthusiasm
astonishment, amazementThe feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
calmnessA feeling of calm
complex(psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior
desireThe feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
despairThe feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well
devastationThe feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed
dislikeA feeling of aversion or antipathy
emotionAny strong feeling
enthusiasmA feeling of excitement
expectationThe feeling that something is about to happen / happen / happen
faintnessA feeling of faintness and of being ready to swoon
fearlessness, braveryFeeling no fear
glowA feeling of considerable warmth
gratitudeA feeling of thankfulness and appreciation
gravity, solemnityA solemn and dignified feeling
happinessemotions experienced when in a state of well-being
hopeThe general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
humility, humblenessA humble feeling
ingratitude, ungratefulnessA lack of gratitude
levityFeeling an inappropriate lack of seriousness
likingA feeling of pleasure and enjoyment
pain, painfulnessemotional distress
pang, stab, twingeA sudden sharp feeling
passion, passionatenessA strong feeling or emotion
pleasure, pleasanceA fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
pride, pridefulnessA feeling of self-respect and personal worth
sadness, unhappinessemotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
sensitivity, sensitivenesssensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
sentimenttender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion
sex, sexual urgeAll of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses
shameA painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
soul, soulfulnessDeep feeling or emotion
sympathy, fellow feelingSharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
temper, mood, humor, humourA characteristic / characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
thingA persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion
unconcernA feeling of lack of concern
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Spanishsensación, sentimiento
Catalansentiment
Verbsfeelundergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
English > feeling: 6 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA vague idea in which some confidence is placed.
Examples
  • "what are your feelings about the crisis?"
  • "I had a feeling that she was lying"
Synonymsimpression, belief, notion, opinion
NarrowereffectAn impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived)
first blushAt the first glimpse or impression
intuition, hunch, suspicionAn impression that something might be the case
presenceThe impression that something is present
Broaderidea, thoughtThe content of cognition
Spanishcreencia, impresión, sentimiento
Catalancreença, impressió, sentiment
Verbsfeelcome to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds
English > feeling: 6 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people.
Synonymsspirit, tone, feel, flavor, flavour, look, smell
NarrowerHollywoodA flashy vulgar tone or atmosphere believed to be characteristic of the American film industry
ZeitgeistThe spirit of the time
Broaderatmosphere, ambiance, ambienceA particular environment or surrounding influence
Verbsfeelundergo passive experience of
English > feeling: 6 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA physical sensation that you experience.
Examples
  • "he had a queasy feeling"
  • "I had a strange feeling in my leg"
  • "he lost all feeling in his arm"
Narrowerconstriction, tightnessA tight feeling in some part of the body
Broadersomesthesia, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensationThe perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations
Verbsfeelperceive by a physical sensation / sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
English > feeling: 6 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningThe sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin.
Example "the surface had a greasy feeling"
Synonymstouch, touch sensation, tactual sensation, tactile sensation
NarrowercreepinessAn uneasy sensation as of insects creeping on your skin
cutaneous sensation, haptic sensation, skin sensationA sensation localized on the skin
BroaderperceptionThe process of perceiving
Spanishpercepción táctil, tacto
Catalanpercepció tàctil, tacte
Verbsfeelexamine by touch
English > feeling: 6 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningAn intuitive understanding of something.
Example"he had a great feeling for music"
Synonymintuitive feeling
NarrowersprachgefuhlAn intuitive feeling for the natural idiom of a language
Broaderintuitioninstinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
Spanishemoción, premonición, presentimiento, sensación

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