n 1: the psychological feature of experiencing affective and
emotional states; "he had a feeling of euphoria"
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
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
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
sensation}, tactile sensation
6: an intuitive understanding of something; "he had a great
feeling for music"