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an emotion that you feel, such as anger, sadness, or happiness
terrible feelings of guilt
It's a great feeling when a wild animal shows you affection.
It was the last game of the season, and
people were very angry or excited
way somebody thinks/feels
someone's feelings are their thoughts, emotions, and attitudes
He's considerate of other people's feelings.
Don't worry. It won't
if you change your mind.
Children only slowly develop the ability to
feelings into words
describe what they are thinking and feeling
had mixed feelings
had both good and bad feelings
about all the changes.
a belief or opinion about something, especially one that is influenced by your emotions
My personal feeling is that not enough has been done.
on the issue of abortion.
a survey on people's feelings about the candidates
opinion based on emotion
was that Burns was probably guilty.
have/get a feeling (that)
to think that something is probably true, or will probably happen
have/get a feeling (that) (that)
Leslie suddenly got the feeling that somebody was watching her.
He had a
a slight feeling that something is true, without being sure
that they were laughing at him.
had a sinking feeling
had a sudden bad feeling that something is true
that he was making a mistake.
have/get a feeling (that) about
I have a
about this. I think it's going to work.
a general attitude among a group of people about a subject
the anti-American feeling in the region
feeling against/in favour of
Johnson underestimated the strength of
against the war.
depth of feeling
against nuclear weapons
something that you feel in your body, such as heat, cold, tiredness etc
I keep getting this funny feeling
a strange feeling
in my neck.
feelings of dizziness
ability to feel
the ability to feel pain, heat etc in part of your body
Harry had lost all feeling in his toes.
effect of a place/book etc
the effect that a place, book, film etc has on people and the way it makes them feel
the town's strong feeling of history
gives a feeling
of eating outdoors, without having to worry about being rained on.
I know the feeling
said when you understand how someone feels because you have had the same experience
'It's so embarrassing when you can't remember someone's name.' 'I know the feeling.'
the feeling is mutual
said when you have the same feeling about someone as they have towards you
My dad hated my boyfriend, and the feeling was mutual.
anger, lack of trust etc between people, especially after an argument or unfair decision
The changes have caused a lot of ill feeling among the workforce.
in a way that shows you feel very angry, happy etc
Chang spoke with great feeling about the injustices of the regime.
a feeling for something
an ability to do something or understand a subject, which you get from experience
an orchestra that has always shown a special feeling for Brahms' music
a natural ability to do something
He has a natural feeling for mathematical ideas.
emotions not thought
a way of reacting to things using your emotions, instead of thinking about them carefully
The Romantic writers valued feeling above all else.
➔ no hard feelings
; ➔ hurt somebody's feelings
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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