(noun, adjective, verb)


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.


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

Definition categories: general, state

2. a vague idea in which some confidence is placed

- what are your feelings about the crisis?

- I had a feeling that she was lying

Similar word(s): belief, impression, notion, opinion

Definition categories: thought, idea

3. the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

- the feel of the city excited him

Similar word(s): feel, flavor, flavour, look, smell, spirit, tone

Definition categories: state, ambiance, ambience, atmosphere

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

Definition categories: thought, somatesthesia, somesthesia

5. the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin

- the surface had a greasy feeling

Similar word(s): touch

Definition categories: thought, perception

6. an intuitive understanding of something

- he had a great feeling for music

Definition categories: thought, intuition

Sentences with feeling as a noun:

- The wool on my arm produced a strange feeling.

- The house gave me a feeling of dread.

- You really hurt my feelings when you said that.

- 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.


1. present participle of feel