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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feel-goo d]
    • /ˈfilˌgʊd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feel-goo d]
    • /ˈfilˌgʊd/

Definitions of feelgood word

  • adjective feelgood Informal. intended to make one happy or satisfied: a feel-good movie; feel-good politics. 1
  • noun feelgood Alternative spelling of feel-good. 1
  • adjective feelgood movie, etc.: uplifting 1
  • adjective feelgood A feelgood movie is a movie which presents people and life in a way which makes the people who watch it feel happy and optimistic. 0

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Origin of feelgood

First appearance:

before 1975
One of the 1% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1975-80

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Parts of speech for Feelgood


feelgood popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

feelgood usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for feelgood

adj feelgood

  • cheerful — Someone who is cheerful is happy and shows this in their behaviour.
  • breezy — If you describe someone as breezy, you mean that they behave in a casual, cheerful, and confident manner.
  • happy-go-lucky — trusting cheerfully to luck; happily unworried or unconcerned.
  • jovial — endowed with or characterized by a hearty, joyous humor or a spirit of good-fellowship: a wonderfully jovial host.
  • cheery — If you describe a person or their behaviour as cheery, you mean that they are cheerful and happy.

adjective feelgood

  • lighthearted — carefree; cheerful; merry: a lighthearted laugh.
  • untroubled — without trouble, discomfort, or disturbance: an easy, untroubled life; He was untroubled by daily setbacks.
  • carefree — A carefree person or period of time doesn't have or involve any problems, worries, or responsibilities.
  • expansive — Covering a wide area in terms of space or scope; extensive or wide-ranging.

Antonyms for feelgood

adj feelgood

  • dissatisfied — not satisfied or pleased; discontented.
  • worried — having or characterized by worry; concerned; anxious: Their worried parents called the police.
  • depressed — If you are depressed, you are sad and feel that you cannot enjoy anything, because your situation is so difficult and unpleasant.
  • sad — Systems Analysis Definition
  • unhappy — sad; miserable; wretched: Why is she so unhappy?

Top questions with feelgood

  • who sings dr feelgood?
  • who played mrs feelgood in the movie roll bounce?
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  • how to play dr feelgood on guitar?
  • who sings the song dr feelgood?
  • who wrote dr feelgood?
  • who opened for motley crue dr feelgood tour?
  • how to play dr feelgood?

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