English noun: feeling
|1.||feeling the experiencing of affective and emotional states|
|Samples||She had a feeling of euphoria.|
He had terrible feelings of guilt.
I disliked him and the feeling was mutual.
|Narrower (hyponym)||affect, affection, affectionateness, agitation, amazement, ambivalence, ambivalency, apathy, astonishment, bravery, calmness, complex, desire, despair, devastation, dislike, emotion, enthusiasm, expectation, faintness, fearlessness, fellow feeling, fondness, glow, gratitude, gravity, happiness, heart, hope, humbleness, humility, humor, humour, ingratitude, levity, liking, mood, pain, painfulness, pang, passion, passionateness, philia, pleasance, pleasure, pride, pridefulness, sadness, sensitiveness, sensitivity, sentiment, sex, sexual urge, shame, solemnity, soul, soulfulness, stab, sympathy, temper, tenderness, thing, twinge, unconcern, ungratefulness, unhappiness, warmheartedness, warmness|
|2.||feeling (cognition) a vague idea in which some confidence is placed|
|Samples||His impression of her was favorable.|
What are your feelings about the crisis?.
It strengthened my belief in his sincerity.
I had a feeling that she was lying.
|Synonyms||belief, impression, notion, opinion|
|Broader (hypernym)||idea, thought|
|Narrower (hyponym)||effect, first blush, hunch, intuition, presence, suspicion|
|3.||feeling (state) the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people|
|Samples||The feel of the city excited him.|
A clergyman improved the tone of the meeting.
It had the smell of treason.
|Synonyms||feel, flavor, flavour, look, smell, spirit, tone|
|Broader (hypernym)||ambiance, ambience, atmosphere|
|Narrower (hyponym)||Hollywood, Zeitgeist|
|4.||feeling (cognition) a physical sensation that you experience|
|Samples||He had a queasy feeling.|
I had a strange feeling in my leg.
He lost all feeling in his arm.
|Broader (hypernym)||somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensation, somesthesia|
|Narrower (hyponym)||constriction, tightness|
|5.||feeling (cognition) the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin|
|Samples||She likes the touch of silk on her skin.|
The surface had a greasy feeling.
|Synonyms||tactile sensation, tactual sensation, touch, touch sensation|
|Narrower (hyponym)||creepiness, cutaneous sensation, haptic sensation, skin sensation|
|6.||feeling (cognition) an intuitive understanding of something|
|Samples||He had a great feeling for music.|