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    feel - Dictionary definition and meaning for word feel

    Definition
    (noun) an intuitive awareness
    Example Sentence
    • he has a feel for animals
    • it's easy when you get the feel of it
    Definition
    (noun) the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    Synonyms : feeling , flavor , flavour , look , smell , spirit , tone
    Example Sentence
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason
    Definition
    (noun) a property perceived by touch
    Synonyms : tactile property
    Definition
    (noun) manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure
    Example Sentence
    • the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel
    Definition
    (verb) undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
    Synonyms : experience
    Example Sentence
    • She felt resentful
    • He felt regret
    Definition
    (verb) come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds
    Synonyms : find
    Example Sentence
    • I feel that he doesn't like me
    • I find him to be obnoxious
    • I found the movie rather entertaining
    Definition
    (verb) perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
    Synonyms : sense
    Example Sentence
    • He felt the wind
    • She felt an object brushing her arm
    • He felt his flesh crawl
    • She felt the heat when she got out of the car
    Definition
    (verb) be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state
    Example Sentence
    • My cold is gone--I feel fine today
    • She felt tired after the long hike
    • She felt sad after her loss
    Definition
    (verb) have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude
    Example Sentence
    • She felt small and insignificant
    • You make me feel naked
    • I made the students feel different about themselves
    Definition
    (verb) undergo passive experience of:
    Example Sentence
    • We felt the effects of inflation
    • her fingers felt their way through the string quartet
    • she felt his contempt of her
    Definition
    (verb) be felt or perceived in a certain way
    Example Sentence
    • The ground feels shaky
    • The sheets feel soft
    Definition
    (verb) grope or feel in search of something
    Example Sentence
    • He felt for his wallet
    Definition
    (verb) examine by touch
    Synonyms : finger
    Example Sentence
    • Feel this soft cloth!
    • The customer fingered the sweater
    Definition
    (verb) examine (a body part) by palpation
    Synonyms : palpate
    Example Sentence
    • The nurse palpated the patient's stomach
    • The runner felt her pulse
    Definition
    (verb) find by testing or cautious exploration
    Example Sentence
    • He felt his way around the dark room
    Definition
    (verb) produce a certain impression
    Example Sentence
    • It feels nice to be home again
    Definition
    (verb) pass one's hands over the sexual organs of
    Example Sentence
    • He felt the girl in the movie theater
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