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feeling

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noun feel·ing \ˈfē-liŋ\

Medical Definition of feeling

  1. 1a:  the one of the basic physical senses of which the skin contains the chief end organs and of which the sensations of touch and temperature are characteristic :  touchb:  a sensation experienced through this sense

  2. 2:  an emotional state or reaction <guilt feelings>

  3. 3:  the overall quality of one's awareness especially as measured along a pleasantness-unpleasantness continuum





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