Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: feelings  fee-lingz
  1. Emotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity)
    "the remark hurt his feelings"
Noun: feeling  fee-ling
  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
    "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "I had a feeling that she was lying";
    - impression, belief, notion, opinion
  3. The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    - spirit, tone, feel, flavor [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], 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
    "the surface had a greasy feeling";
    - touch, touch sensation, tactual sensation, tactile sensation
  6. An intuitive understanding of something
    "he had a great feeling for music";
    - intuitive feeling

Type of: ambiance, ambience, atmosphere, idea, intuition, perception, sensitiveness, sensitivity, somaesthesia [Brit, Cdn], somatesthesia, somatic sensation, somesthesia [N. Amer], state, thought

Encyclopedia: Feelings