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Princeton's WordNet

  1. feelingsnoun

    emotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity)

    "the remark hurt his feelings"


  1. Feelings

    Feelings is a song recorded by American pop rock band Maroon 5 for their fifth studio album V (2014). It was written by Adam Levine, Shellback, and Oscar Görres and produced by the latter two. It was sent to U. S. Adult Contemporary and contemporary hit radio on September 14 and 15, respectively, as the fifth and final single from the album. The official artwork for the single was unveiled by Maroon 5's official Twitter account on October 6, 2015. Although a music video was recorded at the Playboy Mansion, its release was scrapped.


  1. feelings

    Feelings refer to the emotional responses or sensations that are triggered by certain stimuli or situations. They involve subjective experiences of emotions such as happiness, sadness, anger, fear, surprise, and so on. They can also refer to physical sensations such as hot, cold, pain, or pleasure. Feelings are generally personal and subjective and can vary greatly between individuals. They can be temporary or long-lasting, and can be influenced by personal perspectives, experiences, and overall mood.


  1. Feelings

    Feelings is an album by David Byrne, released on June 17, 1997. Cover art by Stefan Sagmeister.

Editors Contribution

  1. feelingsnoun

    Plural noun of the word feeling.

    The feelings of the people were clearly expressed in their peaceful expression of what the team chooses.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 23, 2016  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'feelings' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1937

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'feelings' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2859

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of feelings in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of feelings in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of feelings in a Sentence

  1. John Wooden:

    Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights.

  2. Klay Thompson:

    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.

  3. Nick Viall:

    It’s very intense, it’s hard to put in best and worst moments, obviously you make great relationships with a lot of great people so obviously the hardest part is the feelings…and for me it didn’t work. Things always work out in the long run but I think it’s hard once you have real feelings in that world and it’s very challenging.

  4. Michelle Obama:

    All of that is gonna be a heavy burden to carry. It can feel isolating. It can make you feel like your life somehow doesn't matter ... And as we've seen over the past few years, those feelings are real. They're rooted in decades of structural challenges that have made too many folks feel frustrated and invisible, and those feelings are playing out in communities like Baltimore and Ferguson and so many others across this country.

  5. Mark Milley:

    We prevented the United States of America from ever being attacked again. There's a lot of conflicted feelings out there, and I'm included in that. A lot of conflicted feelings with pain and anger, we all have it, every one of us that served there has that, i want everyone out there to know that the pain, the anger, the frustration, the conflicted feelings are real and I know that and I share them. I also want you to know it wasn't in vain, your service mattered and if you wore a uniform your service mattered.

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