Synonyms for feeling

Synonyms for (noun) feeling

Synonyms: feeling

Definition: the experiencing of affective and emotional states

Usage: she had a feeling of euphoria; he had terrible feelings of guilt; I disliked him and the feeling was mutual

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state


Synonyms: intuitive feeling, feeling

Definition: an intuitive understanding of something

Usage: he had a great feeling for music

Similar words: intuition

Definition: instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)


Synonyms: feeling

Definition: a physical sensation that you experience

Usage: he had a queasy feeling; I had a strange feeling in my leg; he lost all feeling in his arm

Similar words: somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensation, somesthesia

Definition: the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations

Usage: he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes


Synonyms: feeling, tactile sensation, tactual sensation, touch, touch sensation

Definition: the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin

Usage: she likes the touch of silk on her skin; the surface had a greasy feeling

Similar words: perception

Definition: the process of perceiving


Synonyms: feeling, opinion, notion, belief, impression

Definition: a vague idea in which some confidence is placed

Usage: 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

Similar words: idea, thought

Definition: the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about

Usage: it was not a good idea; the thought never entered my mind


Synonyms: look, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, tone, smell, spirit

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

Usage: the feel of the city excited him; a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting; it had the smell of treason

Similar words: ambiance, ambience, atmosphere

Definition: a particular environment or surrounding influence

Usage: there was an atmosphere of excitement