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1. feeling

noun. ['ˈfiːlɪŋ'] the experiencing of affective and emotional states.

Synonyms

  • sadness
  • liking
  • twinge
  • soul
  • soulfulness
  • ambivalency
  • stab
  • sex
  • astonishment
  • humour
  • warmheartedness
  • fellow feeling
  • affectionateness
  • bravery
  • pleasance
  • fearlessness
  • sentiment
  • sexual urge
  • emotion
  • despair
  • expectation
  • gravity
  • passion
  • thing
  • unhappiness
  • ungratefulness
  • shame
  • warmness
  • hope
  • affect
  • fondness
  • sensitivity
  • tenderness
  • complex
  • philia
  • humbleness
  • humility
  • ingratitude
  • unconcern
  • sympathy
  • pang
  • devastation
  • passionateness
  • humor
  • pleasure
  • temper
  • apathy
  • solemnity
  • pain
  • glow
  • happiness
  • enthusiasm
  • painfulness
  • calmness
  • mood
  • faintness
  • state
  • ambivalence
  • pridefulness
  • dislike
  • pride
  • sensitiveness
  • affection
  • gratitude
  • desire
  • heart
  • levity
  • agitation

Antonyms

  • humility
  • liking
  • calmness
  • concern
  • hope
  • pleasure
  • gravity
  • dislike
  • pride
  • gratitude
  • ingratitude
  • despair
  • pain
  • fear
  • happiness
  • levity
  • agitation

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feel (English)
  • feele (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Feeling

  • unappealing
  • darjeeling
  • concealing
  • squealing
  • revealing
  • repealing
  • wheeling
  • stealing
  • frieling
  • freehling
  • appealing
  • annealing
  • teeling
  • sieling
  • seeling
  • sealing
  • reeling
  • peeling
  • mealing
  • kneeling
  • keeling
  • heling
  • heeling
  • healing
  • dealing
  • ceiling
  • ealing

Example sentences of the word feeling


1. Adjective
If your guinea pig is popcorning, he's probably feeling jovial.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
As gastroscopy can provide the key to finding out why your dog has not been feeling like himself.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Some people have experienced hallucinogenic effects from drinking hibiscus tea or a sensation of feeling intoxicated.

Quotes containing the word feeling


1. I love that feeling of being in love, the effect of having butterflies when you wake up in the morning. That is special.
- Jennifer Aniston

2. Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.
- Mignon McLaughlin

3. Since the goal of my programs is to show audiences how humor can both help them heal as well as deal with not-so-funny stuff, I decided to discuss the events of the previous week, the pain all of us were feeling, and how humor and some laughter might be beneficial.
- Allen Klein

2. feeling

noun. ['ˈfiːlɪŋ'] a vague idea in which some confidence is placed.

Synonyms

  • presence
  • thought
  • idea
  • belief
  • impression
  • suspicion
  • notion
  • effect
  • intuition
  • hunch
  • opinion

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person
  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feel (English)
  • feele (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. feeling

noun. ['ˈfiːlɪŋ'] the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people.

Synonyms

  • flavor
  • look
  • spirit
  • tone
  • atmosphere
  • Hollywood
  • Zeitgeist
  • smell
  • flavour
  • ambiance
  • ambience

Antonyms

  • member
  • good guy
  • smoker
  • resident

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feel (English)
  • feele (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. feeling

noun. ['ˈfiːlɪŋ'] a physical sensation that you experience.

Synonyms

  • somatesthesia
  • somaesthesia
  • constriction
  • somesthesia
  • tightness

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feel (English)
  • feele (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. feeling

noun. ['ˈfiːlɪŋ'] the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin.

Synonyms

  • tactile sensation
  • perception
  • creepiness
  • haptic sensation
  • touch sensation
  • tactual sensation
  • touch
  • cutaneous sensation

Antonyms

  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feel (English)
  • feele (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. feeling

noun. ['ˈfiːlɪŋ'] an intuitive understanding of something.

Synonyms

  • intuitive feeling
  • intuition

Antonyms

  • joy
  • disinclination
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feel (English)
  • feele (Middle English (1100-1500))
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