a feeling of


: a sensation of (some emotional or physical state, such as comfort, loyalty, safety, etc.)
The new security patrols gave residents a feeling of safety.

Examples of a feeling of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was a feeling of déjà vu in the Lakers’ 124-108 regular-season finale victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday at Smoothie King Center – in which the Lakers clinched eighth place in the Western Conference standings. Khobi Price, Orange County Register, 14 Apr. 2024 Browns and greens give a feeling of substance and importance to a home, and their connection to nature provides a house with a cozy, inviting look and emphasizes indoor-outdoor living. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Apr. 2024 The thought of workshops running for decade after decade, century after century, grinding up works of art and feeding them into ovens, induces a kind of sublime terror, a feeling of insignificance in the face of the past. Nick Bowlin, Harper's Magazine, 30 Mar. 2024 Used to celebrate the iconic doll created by Mattel, the yearly occurrence brings back a feeling of childhood nostalgia. Marina Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 9 Mar. 2024 Despite its size, Hermes will host a maximum of 20 guests at a time to retain a feeling of exclusivity. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 11 Apr. 2024 These suppressants aid in achieving a feeling of fullness quicker, thereby reducing calorie consumption. Robert James and, Miami Herald, 8 Apr. 2024 Seven agonizing nights aboard the Icon of the Seas By Gary Shteyngart Photographs by Gary Shteyngart Day 1 MY FIRST GLIMPSE of Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas, from the window of an approaching Miami cab, brings on a feeling of vertigo, nausea, amazement, and distress. Gary Shteyngart, The Atlantic, 4 Apr. 2024 For me, this creates a feeling of profound calmness, which is when many of my best decisions materialize. Brad Jacobs, Fortune, 4 Apr. 2024

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“A feeling of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20feeling%20of. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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