The sensation involving perception by touch. A sensation experienced through touch. A physical sensation: a feeling of warmth. An affective state of consciousness, such as that resulting from emotions, sentiments, or desires: experienced a feeling of excitement. An awareness or impression: He had the feeling that he was being followed. An emotional state or disposition; an emotion: expressed deep feeling. A tender emotion; a fondness. Capacity to experience the higher emotions; sensitivity; sensibility: a man of feeling. Susceptibility to emotional response; sensibilities: The child's feelings are easily hurt. Opinion based more on emotion than on reason; sentiment. A general impression conveyed by a person, place, or thing: The stuffy air gave one the feeling of being in a tomb. Appreciative regard or understanding: a feeling for propriety. Intuitive awareness or aptitude; a feel: has a feeling for language. Having the ability to react or feel emotionally; sentient; sensitive. Easily moved emotionally; sympathetic: a feeling heart. Expressive of sensibility or emotion: a feeling glance.