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Feeling

Feeling

1. Possessing great sensibility; easily affected or moved; as, a feeling heart.

2. Expressive of great sensibility; attended by, or evincing, sensibility; as, he made a feeling representation of his wrongs.

1. The sense by which the mind, through certain nerves of the body, perceives external objects, or certain states of the body itself; that one of the five senses which resides in the general nerves of sensation distributed over the body, especially in its surface; the sense of touch; nervous sensibility to external objects. Why was the sight to such a tender ball as the eye confined, . . . And not, as feeling, through all parts diffused? (Milton)

2. An act or state of perception by the sense above described; an act of apprehending any object whatever; an act or state of apprehending the state of the soul itself; consciousness. The apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the worse. (Shak)

3. The capacity of the soul for emotional states; a high degree of susceptibility to emotions or states of the sensibility not dependent on the body; as, a man of feeling; a man destitute of feeling.

4. Any state or condition of emotion; the exercise of the capacity for emotion; any mental state whatever; as, a right or a wrong feeling in the heart; our angry or kindly feelings; a feeling of pride or of humility. A fellow feeling makes one wondrous kind. (Garrick) T 618 enderness for the feelings of others. (Macaulay)

5. That quality of a work of art which embodies the mental emotion of the artist, and is calculated to affect similarly the spectator. (Fairholt)

Synonym: sensation, emotion, passion, sentiment, agitation, opinion. See emotion, passion, sentiment.


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