felt for; feeling for; feels for
Definition of feel for
1 : to search for (something) by reaching or touching usually with the fingers The doctor felt for any possible fractures in the patient's bruised ribs. He felt for the light switch.
2 : to have sympathy or pity for (someone) I feel (deeply) for you, but there's nothing I can do to help.
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