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Attitude vs. Feeling

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Attitudenoun

The position of the body or way of carrying oneself; posture.

‘The ballet dancer walked with a graceful attitude.’;

Feelingadjective

Emotionally sensitive.

‘Despite the rough voice, the coach is surprisingly feeling.’;

Attitudenoun

Disposition or state of mind.

‘... but had a lazy attitude to work.’;

Feelingadjective

Expressive of great sensibility; attended by, or evincing, sensibility.

‘He made a feeling representation of his wrongs.’;

Attitudenoun

A negative, irritating, or irritated attitude; posturing.

‘Don't give me your attitude.’; ‘You've got some attitude, girl!’;

Feelingnoun

Sensation, particularly through the skin.

‘The wool on my arm produced a strange feeling.’;

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Attitudenoun

The orientation of a vehicle or other object relative to the horizon, direction of motion, other objects, etc.

‘The airliner had to land with a nose-up attitude after the incident.’;

Feelingnoun

Emotion; impression.

‘The house gave me a feeling of dread.’;

Attitudenoun

(ballet) A position similar to arabesque, but with the raised leg bent at the knee.

Feelingnoun

Emotional state or well-being.

‘You really hurt my feelings when you said that.’;

Attitudeverb

To assume or to place in a particular position or orientation; to pose.

Feelingnoun

Emotional attraction or desire.

‘Many people still have feelings for their first love.’;

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Attitudeverb

To express an attitude through one's posture, bearing, tone of voice, etc.

Feelingnoun

Intuition.

‘He has no feeling for what he can say to somebody in such a fragile emotional condition.’; ‘I've got a funny feeling that this isn't going to work.’;

Attitudenoun

The posture, action, or disposition of a figure or a statue.

Feelingnoun

An opinion, an attitude.

Attitudenoun

The posture or position of a person or an animal, or the manner in which the parts of his body are disposed; position assumed or studied to serve a purpose; as, a threatening attitude; an attitude of entreaty.

Feelingverb

present participle of feel

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Attitudenoun

Fig.: Position as indicating action, feeling, or mood; as, in times of trouble let a nation preserve a firm attitude; one's mental attitude in respect to religion.

‘The attitude of the country was rapidly changing.’; ‘'T is business of a painter in his choice of attitudes (posituræ) to foresee the effect and harmony of the lights and shadows.’; ‘Never to keep the body in the same posture half an hour at a time.’;

Feelingadjective

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

Attitudenoun

a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways;

‘he had the attitude that work was fun’;

Feelingadjective

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

Attitudenoun

position or arrangement of the body and its limbs;

‘he assumed an attitude of surrender’;

Feelingnoun

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 sightTo such a tender ball as the eye confined, . . . And not, as feeling, through all parts diffused?’;

Attitudenoun

a theatrical pose created for effect;

‘the actor struck just the right attitude’;

Feelingnoun

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 goodGives but the greater feeling to the worse.’;

Attitudenoun

position of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion)

Feelingnoun

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.

Attitudenoun

a settled way of thinking or feeling about something

‘he was questioned on his attitude to South Africa’; ‘being competitive is an attitude of mind’;

Feelingnoun

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.’; ‘Tenderness for the feelings of others.’;

Attitudenoun

a position of the body indicating a particular mental state

‘the boy was standing in an attitude of despair’;

Feelingnoun

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

Attitudenoun

a position in which one leg is lifted behind with the knee bent at right angles and turned out, and the corresponding arm is raised above the head, the other extended to the side.

Feelingnoun

the experiencing of affective and emotional states;

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

Attitudenoun

truculent or uncooperative behaviour

‘I asked the waiter for a clean fork and all I got was attitude’;

Feelingnoun

a vague idea in which some confidence is placed;

‘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’;

Attitudenoun

individuality and self-confidence

‘she snapped her fingers with attitude’;

Feelingnoun

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

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

Attitudenoun

the orientation of an aircraft or spacecraft, relative to the direction of travel.

Feelingnoun

a physical sensation that you experience;

‘he had a queasy feeling’; ‘I had a strange feeling in my leg’; ‘he lost all feeling in his arm’;

Feelingnoun

the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin;

‘she likes the touch of silk on her skin’; ‘the surface had a greasy feeling’;

Feelingnoun

an intuitive understanding of something;

‘he had a great feeling for music’;

Feelingnoun

an emotional state or reaction

‘a feeling of joy’;

Feelingnoun

the emotional side of someone's character; emotional responses or tendencies to respond

‘I don't want to hurt her feelings’;

Feelingnoun

strong emotion

‘‘God bless you!’ she said with feeling’;

Feelingnoun

an idea or belief, especially a vague or irrational one

‘he had the feeling that he was being watched’;

Feelingnoun

an attitude or opinion

‘a feeling grew that justice had not been done’; ‘if you have strong feelings about the proposal, you should contact the Office at once’;

Feelingnoun

the capacity to experience the sense of touch

‘a loss of feeling in the hands’;

Feelingnoun

the sensation of touching or being touched by a particular thing

‘the feeling of the water against your skin’;

Feelingnoun

a sensitivity to or intuitive understanding of

‘she says I have a feeling for medicine’;

Feelingadjective

showing emotion or sensitivity

‘she was a feeling child’;

Feeling

Feeling was originally used to describe the physical sensation of touch through either experience or perception. The word is also used to describe other experiences, such as and of sentience in general.

‘a feeling of warmth’;

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