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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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Almost two-thirds of more than 1,000 people questioned said alcohol made them feel happy, 51 per cent felt less inhibited, and 41 per cent felt more confident while drinking.
When you feel sluggish, the optimal workout effort is very easy; when you feel tired, you should run easy; when you feel lazy, your optimal effort will be moderate; if you are ready to run, you should run hard; and when you feel eager to run, your optimal effort will be very hard.
Take a moment to notice how you feel. Think about that incident or person again.
I am still looking for a way to be comfortable and feel accepted.
Catherine DeAngelis, editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), denied that the publishing decision was "politically motivated." The utter dubiousness of that contention is reflected in the review's very first sentence, which states that proposed legislation would require physicians to tell pregnant women considering abortions that fetuses feel pain and to offer anesthesia for the unborn.
But these cognitive techniques did not eliminate my bouts of depression, during which all that self-hatred would return furious as ever--and during which I was unable to feel any joy or relief.
Large numbers of GLBT youth feel hopeless, practice self-destructive behavior, and have thoughts of suicide.
If you keep yourself "outside the radar of God" until you feel decent enough to come before him, "you're keeping grace at bay."
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.
One man said, "I don't feel I'm ready to take care of a small child this late in life, but we didn't have any choice.
She adds that black professionals often feel they have to hide their depression for fear of damaging their careers and to feel secure in their positions.
It was only during those weekly to monthly rituals of family gatherings and celebrations filled with food, music, and alcohol that the men could slow down enough to feel and express themselves.
Adolescents may focus upon the negative interactions and feel a sense of guilt and responsibility for the death in some way.
But Rick believes he has a team that doesn't feel empowered despite his best efforts to empower them.