part of speech: noun

definition 1: the ability to sense things by touch.

  • After the accident he lost all feeling in his right hand.

definition 2: an awareness or general sensation of something.

  • A feeling of hunger came over me as we walked past the bakery.
  • I like the feeling of freedom I have on Fridays after school.

synonyms: awareness, consciousness

definition 3: an emotion.

  • Love, anger, joy, and fear are human feelings.

synonyms: emotion

derivation: feelingly (adv.)