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feeling

[ fee-ling ]
/ ˈfi lɪŋ /
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noun
adjective
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Origin of feeling

Middle English word dating back to 1125–75; see origin at feel, -ing1, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM feeling

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British Dictionary definitions for feeling

feeling
/ (ˈfiːlɪŋ) /

noun
adjective

Derived forms of feeling

feelingly, adverb
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Medical definitions for feeling

feeling
[ fēlĭng ]

n.
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.
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