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Synonyms for feel


be aware of


  • be aware of
  • have a sensation of
  • be sensible of
  • enjoy



  • sense
  • be aware
  • be convinced
  • have a feeling
  • have the impression
  • intuit
  • have a hunch
  • feel in your bones







feel for someone


feel like something


Synonyms for feel

to be physically aware of through the senses

to bring the hands or fingers, for example, into contact with so as to give or receive a physical sensation

to reach about or search blindly or uncertainly

to participate in or partake of personally

to be intuitively aware of

to undergo an emotional reaction

to experience or express compassion

to view in a certain way

feel out: to test the attitude of


a particular sensation conveyed by means of physical contact


the faculty or ability to perceive tactile stimulation

a general impression produced by a predominant quality or characteristic

the proper method for doing, using, or handling something

Synonyms for feel

the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

a property perceived by touch

manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure

come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds

perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles


be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state

have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude

undergo passive experience of:"We felt the effects of inflation"

be felt or perceived in a certain way

grope or feel in search of something

examine by touch


Related Words

examine (a body part) by palpation

find by testing or cautious exploration

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produce a certain impression

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pass one's hands over the sexual organs of

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Next, the group plans to work on developing artificial limbs that will allow their users to feel things.
A selection of stories will become part of another massive collaborative effort called the Live To Feel Stories compilation -- a storybook written by a generation of Filipinos about how we live through what we feel and what we do.
I simultaneously sought the words to combat the personal silence within me and set free the recognizable senses to expressively feel all of the emotions and ecstasies within me.
Their applause makes me feel terrific and also makes me feel that my practice is worthwhile.
Every time we did a step, it was very important to feel the centralization before going on to another.
Grandfathers feel less than optimist about a change in their abilities and actions in parenting over time.
While Le Va did carefully plan and organize his early felt pieces according to operations such as cutting, rolling, and folding, they nevertheless feel as though they could have been made in the absence of any witnessing consciousness.
Parents need to feel security, success and appreciation in their parental roles, just as teachers do in their roles.
They transcend time, in their understanding and translation of American blues, folk, rock, and old-timey melodies; tone, in a respect for open space within the music and focused playing of their instruments; harmony, in the way their voices blend together so effortlessly; and rhythm, by confidently relying on a synergy and feel that exists amongst hem--they're neither slow nor fast, just perfectly unrestrained.
Ten people indicated that they would feel some degree of discomfort if they knew they were attractive to someone of the same sex.
Talking to people or thinking differently couldn't restore my ability to feel good.
We continue to feel bad--angry, frustrated, hurt--because we are stuck in our limited perspective.
I am still looking for a way to be comfortable and feel accepted.
The tempo is rapid; you feel that you are pressing yourself, but the intensity is tolerable.
I feel obliged to respond to their demands on me--also relieved and grateful to be allowed to go.