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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 feel·ing /ˈfilɪŋ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 feel·ing /ˈfɪlɪŋ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Feel v. t. [imp. & p. p. Felt p. pr. & vb. n. Feeling.]
 1. To perceive by the touch; to take cognizance of by means of the nerves of sensation distributed all over the body, especially by those of the skin; to have sensation excited by contact of (a thing) with the body or limbs.
 Who feel
 Those rods of scorpions and those whips of steel.   --Creecn.
 2. To touch; to handle; to examine by touching; as, feel this piece of silk; hence, to make trial of; to test; often with out.
    Come near, . . . that I may feel thee, my son.   --Gen. xxvii. 21.
    He hath this to feel my affection to your honor.   --Shak.
 3. To perceive by the mind; to have a sense of; to experience; to be affected by; to be sensible of, or sensitive to; as, to feel pleasure; to feel pain.
    Teach me to feel another's woe.   --Pope.
    Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing.   --Eccl. viii. 5.
    He best can paint them who shall feel them most.   --Pope.
    Mankind have felt their strength and made it felt.   --Byron.
 4. To take internal cognizance of; to be conscious of; to have an inward persuasion of.
    For then, and not till then, he felt himself.   --Shak.
 5. To perceive; to observe. [Obs.]
 To feel the helm Naut., to obey it.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Feel·ing, a.
 1. Possessing great sensibility; easily affected or moved; as, a feeling heart.
 2. Expressive of great sensibility; attended by, or evincing, sensibility; as, he made a feeling representation of his wrongs.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Feel·ing, n.
 1. The sense by which the mind, through certain nerves of the body, perceives external objects, or certain states of the body itself; that one of the five senses which resides in the general nerves of sensation distributed over the body, especially in its surface; the sense of touch; nervous sensibility to external objects.
 Why was the sight
 To such a tender ball as the eye confined, . . .
 And not, as feeling, through all parts diffused?   --Milton.
 2. An act or state of perception by the sense above described; an act of apprehending any object whatever; an act or state of apprehending the state of the soul itself; consciousness.
 The apprehension of the good
 Gives but the greater feeling to the worse.   --Shak.
 3. The capacity of the soul for emotional states; a high degree of susceptibility to emotions or states of the sensibility not dependent on the body; as, a man of feeling; a man destitute of feeling.
 4. Any state or condition of emotion; the exercise of the capacity for emotion; any mental state whatever; as, a right or a wrong feeling in the heart; our angry or kindly feelings; a feeling of pride or of humility.
    A fellow feeling makes one wondrous kind.   --Garrick.
    Tenderness for the feelings of others.   --Macaulay.
 5. That quality of a work of art which embodies the mental emotion of the artist, and is calculated to affect similarly the spectator.
 Syn: -- Sensation; emotion; passion; sentiment; agitation; opinion. See Emotion, Passion, Sentiment.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had
           a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of
           guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
      2: a vague idea in which some confidence is placed; "his
         impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings
         about the crisis?"; "it strengthened my belief in his
         sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying" [syn: impression,
          belief, notion, opinion]
      3: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the
         effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city
         excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the
         meeting"; "it had the smell of treason" [syn: spirit, tone,
          feel, flavor, flavour, look, smell]
      4: a physical sensation that you experience; "he had a queasy
         feeling"; "I had a strange feeling in my leg"; "he lost
         all feeling in his arm"
      5: the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin;
         "she likes the touch of silk on her skin"; "the surface
         had a greasy feeling" [syn: touch, touch sensation, tactual
         sensation, tactile sensation]
      6: an intuitive understanding of something; "he had a great
         feeling for music" [syn: intuitive feeling]