an intuitive awareness; "he has a feel for animals" or "it''s easy when you get the feel of it";
the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason" Synonyms: spirit, tone, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell,
be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state; "My cold is gone--I feel fine today"; "She felt tired after the long hike"; "She felt sad after her loss"
have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone''s behavior or attitude; "She felt small and insignificant"; "You make me feel naked"; "I made the students feel different about themselves"
come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds; "I feel that he doesn''t like me"; "I find him to be obnoxious"; "I found the movie rather entertaining" Synonyms: find,
examine by touch; "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer fingered the sweater" Synonyms: finger,
pass one''s hands over the sexual organs of; "He felt the girl in the movie theater"
examine (a body part) by palpation; "The nurse palpated the patient''s stomach"; "The runner felt her pulse" Synonyms: palpate,
undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret" Synonyms: experience,
perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when she got out of the car" Synonyms: sense,
undergo passive experience of:"We felt the effects of inflation"; "her fingers felt their way through the string quartet"; "she felt his contempt of her"
grope or feel in search of something; "He felt for his wallet"
produce a certain impression; "It feels nice to be home again"
find by testing or cautious exploration; "He felt his way around the dark room"
be felt or perceived in a certain way; "The ground feels shaky"; "The sheets feel soft"