usage: emotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity); "the remark hurt his feelings"
1. feelings, sensitivity, sensitiveness
usage: the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
2. feeling, state
usage: a vague idea in which some confidence is placed; "his impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying"
3. impression, feeling, belief, notion, opinion, idea, thought
usage: 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"