Feel - (v. t.) To perceive by the touch; to take cognizance of by means of the nerves of sensation distributed all over the body, especially by those of the skin; to have sensation excited by contact of (a thing) with the body or limbs.
Feel - (v. t.) To touch; to handle; to examine by touching; as, feel this piece of silk; hence, to make trial of; to test; often with out.
Feel - (v. t.) To perceive by the mind; to have a sense of; to experience; to be affected by; to be sensible of, or sensetive to; as, to feel pleasure; to feel pain.
Feel - (v. t.) To take internal cognizance of; to be conscious of; to have an inward persuasion of.
Feel - (v. t.) To perceive; to observe.
Feel - (v. i.) To have perception by the touch, or by contact of anything with the nerves of sensation, especially those upon the surface of the body.
Feel - (v. i.) To have the sensibilities moved or affected.
Feel - (v. i.) To be conscious of an inward impression, state of mind, persuasion, physical condition, etc.; to perceive one's self to be; -- followed by an adjective describing the state, etc.; as, to feel assured, grieved, persuaded.
Feel - (v. i.) To know with feeling; to be conscious; hence, to know certainly or without misgiving.
Feel - (v. i.) To appear to the touch; to give a perception; to produce an impression by the nerves of sensation; -- followed by an adjective describing the kind of sensation.
Feel - (n.) Feeling; perception.
Feel - (n.) A sensation communicated by touching; impression made upon one who touches or handles; as, this leather has a greasy feel.
Feeling - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Feel
Feeler - (n.) One who, or that which, feels.
Feeler - (n.) One of the sense organs or certain animals (as insects), which are used in testing objects by touch and in searching for food; an antenna; a palp.
Feeler - (n.) Anything, as a proposal, observation, etc., put forth or thrown out in order to ascertain the views of others; something tentative.
Feeling - (a.) Possessing great sensibility; easily affected or moved; as, a feeling heart.
Feeling - (a.) Expressive of great sensibility; attended by, or evincing, sensibility; as, he made a feeling representation of his wrongs.
Feeling - (n.) The sense by which the mind, through certain nerves of the body, perceives external objects, or certain states of the body itself; that one of the five senses which resides in the general nerves of sensation distributed over the body, especially in its surface; the sense of touch; nervous sensibility to external objects.
Feeling - (n.) An act or state of perception by the sense above described; an act of apprehending any object whatever; an act or state of apprehending the state of the soul itself; consciousness.
Feeling - (n.) The capacity of the soul for emotional states; a high degree of susceptibility to emotions or states of the sensibility not dependent on the body; as, a man of feeling; a man destitute of feeling.
Feeling - (n.) Any state or condition of emotion; the exercise of the capacity for emotion; any mental state whatever; as, a right or a wrong feeling in the heart; our angry or kindly feelings; a feeling of pride or of humility.
Feeling - (n.) That quality of a work of art which embodies the mental emotion of the artist, and is calculated to affect similarly the spectator.
Feelingly - (adv.) In a feeling manner; pathetically; sympathetically.
Fellowfeel - (v. t.) To share through sympathy; to participate in.
Fellow-feeling - (n.) Sympathy; a like feeling.
Fellow-feeling - (n.) Joint interest.
Forefeel - (v. t.) To feel beforehand; to have a presentiment of.
Misfeeling - (a.) Insensate.
Unfeeling - (a.) Destitute of feeling; void of sensibility; insensible; insensate.
Unfeeling - (a.) Without kind feelings; cruel; hard-hearted.
Feel - —v. (past and past part. Felt) 1 a examine or search by touch. B (absol.) Have the sensation of touch (unable to feel). 2 perceive or ascertain by touch (feel the warmth). 3 experience, exhibit, or be affected by (an emotion, conviction, etc.) (felt strongly about it; felt the rebuke). 4 (foll. By that) have an impression (i feel that i am right). 5 consider, think (i feel it useful). 6 seem (air feels chilly). 7 be consciously; consider oneself (i feel happy). 8 (foll. By for, with) have sympathy or pity. 9 (often foll. By up) slang fondle sexually. —n. 1 feeling; testing by touch. 2 sensation characterizing a material, situation, etc. 3 sense of touch. feel like have a wish or inclination for. Feel up to be ready to face or deal with. Feel one's way proceed cautiously. Get the feel of become accustomed to using. [old english]
Feeler - n. 1 organ in certain animals for touching or searching for food. 2 tentative proposal (put out feelers).
Feeling - —n. 1 a capacity to feel; sense of touch (lost all feeling). B physical sensation. 2 a (often foll. By of) emotional reaction (feeling of despair). B (in pl.) Emotional susceptibilities (hurt my feelings). 3 particular sensitivity (feeling for literature). 4 a opinion or notion (had a feeling she would). B general sentiment. 5 sympathy or compassion. 6 emotional sensibility or intensity (played with feeling). —adj. Sensitive, sympathetic; heartfelt. feelingly adv.
Fellow-feeling - n. Sympathy.
Mixed feelings - n.pl. Mixture of pleasure and dismay about something.
Unfeeling - adj. Unsympathetic, harsh.
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