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Synonyms and Antonyms of feeling

  1. 1 a subjective response to a person, thing, or situation <an overall feeling of happiness about their new home> Synonyms chord, emotion, passion, sentiment Related Words impression, perception, sensation, sense; angle, attitude, outlook, perspective, standpoint, viewpoint; belief, conviction, judgment (or judgement), mind, notion, opinion, persuasion, verdict, view; receptiveness, receptivity, responsiveness, sensibility, sensitiveness, sensitivity Near Antonyms insensitiveness, insensitivity, unfeelingness

  2. 2 feelings pl  general emotional condition <a remark that thoughtlessly hurt her feelings> Synonyms heartstrings, passions, sensibilities Related Words cheer, frame, humor, mode, mood, spirit, temper

  3. 3 an idea that is believed to be true or valid without positive knowledge <an interesting think piece in which the congresswoman expressed her feelings about our nation's most pressing problems> Synonyms belief, conviction, eye, opinion, judgment (or judgement), mind, notion, persuasion, sentiment, verdict, viewRelated Words say; impression, perception, take; attitude; assumption, presumption, presupposition; conclusion, decision, determination; deliverance, esteem, estimate, estimation; credence, credit, faith; concept, conception, idea, thought; position, stance, stand; comment, obiter dictum, observation, reflection, remark; conjecture, guess, hunch, hypothesis, surmise, theory; advice, input, recommendation, suggestion; angle, outlook, perspective, shoes, slant, standpoint, viewpoint; counterviewNear Antonyms fact, truth

  4. 4 an indefinite physical response to a stimulus <that odd feeling of forward movement you get when the parked car next to you backs out> Synonyms feel, sensation, senseRelated Words impression, perception; hint, suggestion, touch

  5. 5 sorrow or the capacity to feel sorrow for another's suffering or misfortune <a rich person without much feeling for those who are less fortunate> Synonyms commiseration, compassion, sympathyRelated Words condolence, regret; humaneness, humanity, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindness, mercy, pity, ruth, softheartedness, warmheartedness; affinity, empathy, rapport, sensitivity, understanding; altruism, benevolence, benignity, bigheartedness, charity, generosity, goodwill, humanitarianism, largeheartedness, largesse (also largess), magnanimity, philanthropyNear Antonyms indifference, insensitivity, unconcern; cruelty, harshness, inhumanity; animosity, antipathy, dislike, hatred, hostilityAntonyms callousness, coldheartedness, hard-heartedness, heartlessness

  6. 6 the capacity for feeling for another's unhappiness or misfortune <a woman of great feeling, the princess wanted to use her status and influence to help the needy> Synonyms bigheartedness, charity, commiseration, compassion, heart, good-heartedness, humanity, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindness, largeheartedness, mercy, pity, ruth, softheartedness, sympathy, warmheartednessRelated Words feelings, responsiveness, sensibility, sensitivity; affection, love, regard; affinity, empathy, rapport; altruism, benevolence, benignancy, benignity, generosity, goodwill, humaneness, humanism, humanitarianism, philanthropyNear Antonyms callousness, coldness, disinterest, indifference, unconcern; cruelty, harshness; animosity, antipathy, dislike, hatred, hostilityAntonyms coldheartedness, hard-heartedness, inhumanity, inhumanness, mercilessness, pitilessness

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