put one's feelings into words

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of put one's feelings into words

: to say what one's feelings are
  • She finds it hard to put her feelings into words.

Word by Word Definitions

put play
  1. : to place in a specified position or relationship : lay

  2. : to move in a specified direction

  3. : to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust

  1. : a throw made with an overhand pushing motion

  2. : an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d

  1. : being in place : fixed, set

feeling play feelings
  1. : 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 : touch

  2. : a sensation experienced through this sense

  3. : generalized bodily consciousness or sensation

  1. : sentient, sensitive

  2. : easily moved emotionally

  3. : deeply felt

word play words
  1. : a speech sound or series of speech sounds that symbolizes and communicates a meaning usually without being divisible into smaller units capable of independent use

  2. : the entire set of linguistic forms produced by combining a single base with various inflectional elements without change in the part of speech elements

  3. : a written or printed character or combination of characters representing a spoken word

  1. : to express in words : phrase

  2. : speak


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