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fellow-feeling

fel·low-feel·ing
F f

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fel-oh fee-ling]
    • /ˈfɛl oʊ ˈfi lɪŋ/
    • /ˈfeləʊ ˈfiːlɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fel-oh fee-ling]
    • /ˈfɛl oʊ ˈfi lɪŋ/

Definitions of fellow-feeling word

  • noun fellow-feeling sympathetic feeling; sympathy: to have fellow feeling for the unfortunate. 1
  • noun fellow-feeling a sense of joint interest: to act out of fellow feeling to support one's country. 1
  • noun fellow-feeling Alternative form of fellow feeling. 0

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Origin of fellow-feeling

First appearance:

before 1605
One of the 40% oldest English words
First recorded in 1605-15

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fellow-feeling

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fellow-feeling popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for fellow-feeling

noun fellow-feeling

  • agape — If you describe someone as having their mouth agape, their mouth is open very wide, often because they are very surprised by something.
  • concern — Concern is worry about a situation.
  • identification — an act or instance of identifying; the state of being identified.
  • rapport — relation; connection, especially harmonious or sympathetic relation: a teacher trying to establish close rapport with students.
  • warmth — the quality or state of being warm; moderate or gentle heat.

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