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Feal vs. Feel

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Fealadjective

(of things) Cosy; clean; neat.

Feelverb

(heading) To use the sense of touch.

Fealadjective

(of persons) Comfortable; cosy; safe.

Feelverb

To become aware of through the skin; to use the sense of touch on.

‘You can feel a heartbeat if you put your fingers on your breast.’; ‘I felt cold and miserable all night.’;

Fealadjective

Smooth; soft; downy; velvety.

Feelverb

(transitive) To find one's way (literally or figuratively) by touching or using cautious movements.

‘I felt my way through the darkened room.’; ‘I felt my way cautiously through the dangerous business maneuver.’;

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Fealadjective

(archaic) faithful, loyal

Feelverb

(intransitive) To receive information by touch or by any neurons other than those responsible for sight, smell, taste, or hearing.

Fealadverb

In a feal manner.

Feelverb

(intransitive) To search by sense of touch.

‘He felt for the light switch in the dark.’;

Fealverb

To hide.

Feelverb

(heading) To sense or think emotionally or judgmentally.

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Fealverb

(obsolete) To press on, advance.

Feelverb

(transitive) To experience an emotion or other mental state about.

‘I can feel the sadness in his poems.’;

Fealnoun

alternative form of fail piece of turf cut from grassland

Feelverb

(transitive) To think, believe, or have an impression concerning.

‘I feel that we need to try harder.’;

Fealadjective

Faithful; loyal.

Feelverb

To experience an emotion or other mental state.

‘He obviously feels strongly about it.’; ‘She felt even more upset when she heard the details.’;

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Feelverb

(intransitive) To sympathise; to have the sensibilities moved or affected.

‘I feel for you and your plight.’;

Feelverb

(transitive) To be or become aware of.

Feelverb

(transitive) To experience the consequences of.

‘Feel my wrath!’;

Feelverb

(copulative) To seem (through touch or otherwise).

‘It looks like wood, but it feels more like plastic.’; ‘This is supposed to be a party, but it feels more like a funeral!’;

Feelverb

To understand.

‘I don't want you back here, ya feel me?’;

Feelnoun

A quality of an object experienced by touch.

‘Bark has a rough feel.’;

Feelnoun

A vague mental impression.

‘You should get a feel of the area before moving in.’;

Feelnoun

An act of fondling.

‘She gave me a quick feel to show that she loves me.’;

Feelnoun

A vague understanding.

‘I'm getting a feel for what you mean.’;

Feelnoun

An intuitive ability.

‘She has a feel for music.’;

Feelnoun

Alternative form of feeling.

‘I know that feel.’;

Feelpronoun

alternative form of fele

Feeladjective

alternative form of fele

Feeladverb

alternative form of fele

Feelverb

To perceive by the touch; to take cognizance of by means of the nerves of sensation distributed all over the body, especially by those of the skin; to have sensation excited by contact of (a thing) with the body or limbs.

‘Who feelThose rods of scorpions and those whips of steel.’;

Feelverb

To touch; to handle; to examine by touching; as, feel this piece of silk; hence, to make trial of; to test; often with out.

‘Come near, . . . that I may feel thee, my son.’; ‘He hath this to feel my affection to your honor.’;

Feelverb

To perceive by the mind; to have a sense of; to experience; to be affected by; to be sensible of, or sensitive to; as, to feel pleasure; to feel pain.

‘Teach me to feel another's woe.’; ‘Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing.’; ‘He best can paint them who shall feel them most.’; ‘Mankind have felt their strength and made it felt.’;

Feelverb

To take internal cognizance of; to be conscious of; to have an inward persuasion of.

‘For then, and not till then, he felt himself.’;

Feelverb

To perceive; to observe.

Feelverb

To have perception by the touch, or by contact of anything with the nerves of sensation, especially those upon the surface of the body.

Feelverb

To have the sensibilities moved or affected.

‘[She] feels with the dignity of a Roman matron’; ‘And mine as man, who feel for all mankind.’;

Feelverb

To be conscious of an inward impression, state of mind, persuasion, physical condition, etc.; to perceive one's self to be; - followed by an adjective describing the state, etc.; as, to feel assured, grieved, persuaded.

‘I then did feel full sick.’;

Feelverb

To know with feeling; to be conscious; hence, to know certainly or without misgiving.

‘Garlands . . . which I feelI am not worthy yet to wear.’;

Feelverb

To appear to the touch; to give a perception; to produce an impression by the nerves of sensation; - followed by an adjective describing the kind of sensation.

‘Blind men say black feels rough, and white feels smooth.’;

Feelnoun

Feeling; perception.

‘To intercept and have a more kindly feel of its genial warmth.’;

Feelnoun

A sensation communicated by touching; impression made upon one who touches or handles; as, this leather has a greasy feel.

‘The difference between these two tumors will be distinguished by the feel.’;

Feelnoun

an intuitive awareness;

‘he has a feel for animals’; ‘it's easy when you get the feel of it’;

Feelnoun

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’;

Feelnoun

a property perceived by touch

Feelnoun

manual-genital stimulation for sexual pleasure;

‘the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel’;

Feelverb

undergo an emotional sensation;

‘She felt resentful’; ‘He felt regret’;

Feelverb

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

‘I feel that he doesn't like me’; ‘I find him to be obnoxious’; ‘I found the movie rather entertaining’;

Feelverb

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

‘He felt the wind’; ‘She felt an object brushing her arm’; ‘He felt his flesh crawl’; ‘She felt the heat when she got out of the car’;

Feelverb

seem with respect to a given sensation given;

‘My cold is gone--I feel fine today’; ‘She felt tired after the long hike’;

Feelverb

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

‘She felt small and insignificant’; ‘You make me feel naked’; ‘I made the students feel different about themselves’;

Feelverb

undergo passive experience of:

‘We felt the effects of inflation’; ‘her fingers felt their way through the string quartet’; ‘she felt his contempt of her’;

Feelverb

be felt or perceived in a certain way;

‘The ground feels shaky’; ‘The sheets feel soft’;

Feelverb

grope or feel in search of something;

‘He felt for his wallet’;

Feelverb

examine by touch;

‘Feel this soft cloth!’; ‘The customer fingered the sweater’;

Feelverb

examine (a body part) by palpation;

‘The nurse palpated the patient's stomach’; ‘The runner felt her pulse’;

Feelverb

find by testing or cautious exploration;

‘He felt his way around the dark room’;

Feelverb

produce a certain impression;

‘It feels nice to be home again’;

Feelverb

pass one's hands over the sexual organs of;

‘He felt the girl in the movie theater’;

Feelverb

be aware of (a person or object) through touching or being touched

‘she felt someone touch her shoulder’; ‘you can feel the soft grass beneath your feet’;

Feelverb

be aware of (something happening) through physical sensation

‘she felt the ground give way beneath her’;

Feelverb

examine or search by touch

‘he touched her head and felt her hair’; ‘he felt around for the matches’;

Feelverb

be capable of sensation

‘the dead cannot feel’;

Feelverb

give a sensation of a particular physical quality when touched

‘the wool feels soft’;

Feelverb

investigate something cautiously

‘they want to feel out the situation’;

Feelverb

fondle someone surreptitiously and without their consent, for one's own sexual stimulation.

Feelverb

experience (an emotion or sensation)

‘she started to feel really sick’; ‘it felt odd to be alone again’; ‘we feel very strongly about freedom of expression’; ‘I felt a sense of excitement’;

Feelverb

consider oneself to be in a particular state or exhibiting particular qualities

‘she felt such a fool’; ‘he doesn't feel obliged to visit every weekend’;

Feelverb

have the strength and energy to do or deal with

‘after the accident she didn't feel up to driving’;

Feelverb

be healthy and well

‘Ruth was not quite feeling herself’;

Feelverb

be strongly affected by

‘he didn't feel the loss of his mother so keenly’; ‘investors who have felt the effects of the recession’;

Feelverb

have compassion for

‘poor woman—I do feel for her’;

Feelverb

have a belief or impression, especially without an identifiable reason

‘she felt that the woman positively disliked her’;

Feelverb

hold an opinion

‘I felt I could make a useful contribution’;

Feelnoun

an act of touching something to examine it.

Feelnoun

the sense of touch

‘he worked by feel rather than using his eyes’;

Feelnoun

a sensation given by an object or material when touched

‘nylon cloth with a cotton feel’;

Feelnoun

the impression given by something

‘a cafe with a cosmopolitan feel’;

Feelnoun

feelings of heightened emotion

‘fans will undoubtedly get the feels when they see how things haven't changed’; ‘I cry at everything, even the types of movies you wouldn't expect to give you all the feels’;

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