• "May turned away, feeling ashamed and miserable."
    "May turned away, feeling ashamed and miserable."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n feelings emotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity) "the remark hurt his feelings"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

He Could Feel the Clutch of Long, Bony Fingers on Him He Could Feel the Clutch of Long, Bony Fingers on Him
The illustrator feeling happy, yet looking 'board The illustrator feeling happy, yet looking 'board


  • Frank A. Clark
    “Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it's being done to him or by him.”
  • W. Winter
    W. Winter
    “Poetry is the language of feeling.”
  • Stephen R. Covey
    “Love - THE FEELING - is a fruit of love, the verb.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “LOVE, the feeling, is the fruit of LOVE, the verb.”
  • David Wilkerson
    David Wilkerson
    “Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.”
  • Mary Mcdowell
    Mary Mcdowell
    “The test of man is how well he is able to feel about what he thinks. The test of a woman is how well she is able to think about what she feels.”


Feel at home - If you feel relaxed and comfortable somewhere or with someone, you feel at home.
Feel free - If you ask for permission to do something and are told to feel free, the other person means that there is absolutely no problem
Feel like a million - If you feel like a million, you are feeling very well (healthy) and happy.
Feel the pinch - If someone is short of money or feeling restricted in some other way, they are feeling the pinch.
Feeling blue - If you feel blue, you are feeling unwell, mainly associated with depression or unhappiness.


In literature:

They know and feel that they are in the hands of the enemy, but how to escape is the trouble with them.
"Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary" by John Kline
We have not been feeling horror, nor are we feeling a dreadful suspense.
"Shakespearean Tragedy" by A. C. Bradley
It has made me feel so unhappy that I could not finish my letter; I feel as if I were to blame in some way.
"Miss Dexie" by Stanford Eveleth
I don't feel like working any more to-night, and I do feel like reading the paper.
"By the Light of the Soul" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
There are certain things which all men feel, and feel in much the same way.
"Bella Donna" by Robert Hichens
In short, the feeling that pervades the church should be preeminently a FAMILY FEELING.
"A Practical Directory for Young Christian Females" by Harvey Newcomb
He could feel within himself the surge of vast stores of energy.
"The Hidden Places" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Now, at three gravities, one did not feel on the receiving end of a violent thrust, but one did feel utterly worn out and spent.
"Operation: Outer Space" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Oh, Katie dear, I am ashamed of myself, but for the first time in my life I feel beaten.
"A Crooked Path" by Mrs. Alexander
The dull, heavy feeling in my head is entirely past, and I can truly say that I feel like a new man.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce

In poetry:

I wander through a foreign land,
And still Thy love is mine;
And, guided by Thy gracious hand,
I feel that I am Thine.
"Traveller's Hymn" by John Bowring
Sister, when thou wast made a wife
And I was left her only,
I thought I never, in my life,
Could feel again so lonely.
"Lines on The Death of Mrs. F--- II---" by John Pierpont
But, oh, that voice can change its tone,
That tender feeling die,
Those gentle, loving tones become
A terrorizing cry.
"Woman" by Thomas Frederick Young

My mother's kiss, my mother's kiss,
I feel its impress now;
As in the bright and happy days
She pressed it on my brow.
"My Mother's Kiss" by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Father of light, and life, and love!
Thyself to us reveal;
As saints below, and saints above,
Thy sacred presence feel.
"Father of light, and life, and love!" by James Montgomery
It saands soa sweet, an yet soa low,
One feels it forms a part
Ov what yo love, an yo can hear
Its echoes in yor heart.
"My Polly" by John Hartley

In news:

Since we moved to our farm(stead), I've mentioned how welcome our neighbors have made us feel, and that feeling continues.
A homesick student may not feel like getting out there, joining in, or socializing, but those are exactly the things that will help them overcome their feelings.
Since no one else seems to be saying it or feeling it, I guess I'll just come out and say it, because I feel it: I have a problem with Lena Dunham.
What is the best way people can learn to balance both what they feel is a necessity and what they feel is needed but is not a top priority – ie.
But nearly $40 per person in this neck of the woods feels a bit out of character, and coming so soon after our annual spate of holiday spending, one can really feel the pinch.
It feels like this Major League Baseball season is still stretching its arms and yawning — it feels like it's not quite awake yet.
Sometimes what feels like a gut feeling is actually a mental glitch.
I think that's different with players, but sometimes I think my system and the way I feel and the way I function, I feel like I function better in Jacque 's system.
Jean-Paul Sartre : It is difficult to say that I am feeling well, but I can't say that I'm feeling bad either.
How you feel about your values and how your associates feel may not mesh too well today.
I do believe that if you do feel strongly one way or another, but don't feel your vote counts, I think you need to get out and vote.
We have a feeling he's feeling like this right now.
The mistake that keeps cropping up is telling customers how they should feel, rather than showing them why they should feel that way.
HOW IT LOOKS/FEELS: The stain feels a bit slimy going on.
Strangers (who are videotaped and later report their second-by-second thoughts and feelings, as well as their assessments of their counterpart's thoughts and feelings) read each other with an average accuracy rate of 20 percent.

In science:

Whether the EM photon feels this effect is a model dependent question.
Noncommutativity from the string perspective: modification of gravity at a mm without mm sized extra dimensions
In this model, the viscous normal fluid and inviscid superfluid components feel a mutual friction force whose magnitude and direction depends on the distribution of Feynman-Onsager vortices (Hall & Vinen 1956a; Bekarevich & Khalatnikov 1961).
Transitions between turbulent and laminar superfluid vorticity states in the outer core of a neutron star
To ‘feel’ a nature of the hatted quantities, it is convenient to calculate the simplest polynomial moment functions.
Arrow of time in generalized quantum theory and its classical limit dynamics
Therefore, the particle i does not feel the twistorial structures of other particles.
The Kerr Theorem, Multisheeted Twistor Spaces and Multiparticle Kerr-Schild Solutions
One sees, that i-th particle does not feel also singular lines of other particles.
The Kerr Theorem, Multisheeted Twistor Spaces and Multiparticle Kerr-Schild Solutions