emotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity)
"the remark hurt his feelings"
Feelings is an album by David Byrne, released on June 17, 1997. Cover art by Stefan Sagmeister.
Plural noun of feeling.
The feelings of the people were clearly expressed in their peaceful expression of what they choose for themselves and their fellow beings.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'feelings' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1937
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'feelings' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2859
The numerical value of feelings in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of feelings in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Make it clear you understand their feelings. In other words, don't blow them off or avoid their feelings. This can be hard when they're (being) upset makes you more upset.
Strong feelings do not necessarily make a strong character. The strength of a man is to be measured by the power of the feelings he subdues not by the power of those which subdue him.
You can't expect to prevent negative feelings altogether. And you can't expect to experience positive feelings all the time. The Law of Emotional Choice directs us to acknowledge our feelings but also to refuse to get stuck in the negative ones.
Obviously people have feelings and people's feelings get hurt even if they're called a bad word, i guess his feelings just got hurt. The Warriors ''ve all been called plenty of bad words on the basketball court before. Some guys just react to it differently.
It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.
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