feeling Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “feeling” - Learner’s Dictionary

feeling

noun     /ˈfiːlɪŋ/
EMOTION [C, U]
B1 emotion: guilty feelings a feeling of joy/sadness Her performance was completely lacking in feeling.Feelings - general words
PHYSICAL [C, U]
B1 the way something feels physically: I had a tingling feeling in my fingers. Pablo lost all feeling (= could not feel anything) in his feet.Touching and feelingShowing affection
OPINION [C]
B2 an opinion or belief: My feeling is that we should wait until they come back. He has strong feelings about environmental issues.Opinions, beliefs and points of view
have/get a feeling (that)...
B1 to think that something is likely: I had a feeling he'd be there. I get the feeling that he doesn't like me.Opinions, beliefs and points of viewPredicting things and intuition
bad/ill feeling
a situation in which people are upset or angry with each other: I don't want to cause any bad feeling between us.Anger and displeasure
(Definition of feeling from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
cn u txt?
cn u txt?
by ,
June 28, 2016
by Colin McIntosh The advent of social media has seen a huge increase in the use of informal abbreviations, many recently added to the Cambridge Dictionary. We have always had abbreviations, of course. Well-known examples include IOU (for “I owe you”), used to give an informal written guarantee that you will pay back a sum of

Read More 

Word of the Day

be as thick as thieves

to be very close friends and share secrets, etc.

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More