The notes she receives stress the feeling of being unchained, free, and having wind blown through their hair.
feeling the desire to hire someone she'd known since the early days of her career was understandable, Benton had said.
Not a lot of people are feeling sorry for John Edwards today.
La Fonda in Santa Fe, now owned by another family, retains its Fred Harvey feeling.
The kids learned little there of their fate, instead getting the feeling that their captors were simply putting them on display.
“We came here with a feeling of contrition, yet not wholly ashamed,” he said.
The day was sunny but cold, and there was a feeling of autumnal dampness in the air.
“I suppose so,” replied Herbert, feeling that his education had been neglected.
The only feeling he retained for his fellow-men was that of an amused contempt.
"She's feeling pretty well, for her," Mr. Moore said placidly.
late 12c., "act of touching, sense of touch," verbal noun from feel (v.). Meaning "emotion" is mid-14c. Meaning "what one feels (about something), opinion" is from mid-15c. Meaning "capacity to feel" is from 1580s. Related: Feelingly.
Old English felan "to touch, perceive," from Proto-Germanic *foljan (cf. Old Saxon gifolian, Old Frisian fela, Dutch voelen, Old High German vuolen, German fühlen "to feel," Old Norse falma "to grope"), from PIE root *pal- "to touch, feel, shake, strike softly" (cf. Greek psallein "to pluck (the harp)," Latin palpare "to touch softly, stroke," palpitare "to move quickly"), perhaps ultimately imitative.
The sense in Old English was "to perceive through senses which are not referred to any special organ." Sense of "be conscious of a sensation or emotion" developed by late 13c.; that of "to have sympathy or compassion" is from c.1600. To feel like "want to" attested from 1829.
early 13c., "sensation, understanding," from feel (v.). Meaning "action of feeling" is from mid-15c. "Sensation produced by something" is from 1739. Noun sense of "sexual grope" is from 1932; from verbal phrase to feel (someone) up (1930).
The sensation involving perception by touch.
A physical sensation, as of pain.
An affective state of consciousness, such as that resulting from emotions, sentiments, or desires.
v. felt (fělt), feel·ing, feels
To perceive through the sense of touch.
To perceive as a physical sensation, as of pain.
To be conscious of a particular physical, mental, or emotional state.
To touch, caress, or handle the buttocks, breasts, legs, crotch, etc; cop a feel (1930+)