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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fee-ling]
    • /ˈfi lɪŋ/
    • /ˈfiː.lɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-ling]
    • /ˈfi lɪŋ/

Definitions of feelings word

  • noun feelings the function or the power of perceiving by touch. 1
  • noun feelings physical sensation not connected with sight, hearing, taste, or smell. 1
  • noun feelings a particular sensation of this kind: a feeling of warmth; a feeling of pain. 1
  • noun feelings the general state of consciousness considered independently of particular sensations, thoughts, etc. 1
  • noun feelings a consciousness or vague awareness: a feeling of inferiority. 1
  • noun feelings an emotion or emotional perception or attitude: a feeling of joy; a feeling of sorrow. 1

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Origin of feelings

First appearance:

before 1125
One of the 6% oldest English words
Middle English word dating back to 1125-75; See origin at feel, -ing1, -ing2

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Feelings


feelings popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

feelings usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for feelings

noun feelings

  • mood — Grammar. a set of categories for which the verb is inflected in many languages, and that is typically used to indicate the syntactic relation of the clause in which the verb occurs to other clauses in the sentence, or the attitude of the speaker toward what he or she is saying, as certainty or uncertainty, wish or command, emphasis or hesitancy. a set of syntactic devices in some languages that is similar to this set in function or meaning, involving the use of auxiliary words, as can, may, might. any of the categories of these sets: the Latin indicative, imperative, and subjunctive moods.
  • frame of mind — mental state

verb feelings

  • puncture — the act of piercing or perforating, as with a pointed instrument or object.

Antonyms for feelings

noun feelings

  • things — (in Scandinavian countries) a public meeting or assembly, especially a legislative assembly or a court of law.
  • antipathies — Plural form of antipathy.
  • dislikes — Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dislike.

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