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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)
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