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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FEELINGS

Philæmon averted his face for a moment, and struggled hard with his feelings.

The feelings with which Robert read and his mother listened to this letter, were varied.

Don't consider my feelings, Captain Haley, but say what you have to say.

Such of the sailors as happened to be on deck shared his feelings.

It was Aldonza, however, who specially touched her feelings.

I cannot find words to express my feelings on that point at all.

I have been most anxious to give your feelings their full bent.

Banstead at last relieved his feelings with a gasping, "Well, I'm damned!"

The ardor of Mr. Gladstone's feelings on this subject is notorious.

But the feelings of Cornelius in no case deserved consideration—they were so selfish.

WORD ORIGIN

"tender or sensitive side of one's nature," 1771, from plural of feeling.

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