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American English: /ˈfilɪŋ/
British English: /ˈfiːlɪŋ/

Translation of feeling in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 uncountable (physical sensitivity) I have no feeling in my fingers
    no tengo sensibilidad en los dedos
    Example sentences
    • Jack wasn't sure if he was going blind, or just crazy, but he lost all feeling, all sense.
    • For a prosthetic heel to be successful it would need to be covered in skin which has feeling and sensation.
    • The disease leaves her with pain, loss of feeling and a burning sensation in her hands meaning she cannot drive for any length of time.
    1.2 countable (physical sensation) a feeling of tiredness/nausea
    una sensación de cansancio/náusea
    Example sentences
    • Remember how it feels on deck because you want the same feeling in the water.
    • The cold feeling of slowly moving water slid over her, until there was only darkness.
    • A young child paddles in the sea for the first time, fascinated by the pleasant feeling of the water.
  • 2 2.1 uncountable (sincere emotion) she played the piece with real feeling
    interpretó la pieza con mucho sentimiento
    once more, with feeling [humorous]
    Example sentences
    • It all feels so lacking in genuine feeling, genuine emotion, genuine interest.
    • He was going back to the place where there was no feeling, because emotion and love were not allowed.
    • Silence, when used appropriately and in context, will add emotion and feeling to the video.
    2.2 countable (emotional sensation) a feeling of joy/isolation
    una sensación de alegría/aislamiento
    Example sentences
    • While he denies he has a chip on his shoulder, this gut class feeling is a strong motivation behind his desire for success.
    • And if you fell in love with me so long ago it only makes this feeling stronger, right?
    • The strong feeling of love and the longing to commit is perfectly conveyed in marriage.
    2.3 uncountable (affection) (usually plural) the only feeling I have for you is one of pity
    lo único que siento por ti or lo único que me inspiras es lástima
    also: feelings plural
    sentimientos (masculine plural)
    it appeals to man's higher feelings
    apela a los sentimientos más elevados del hombre
    I won't spare your feelings
    voy a serte franco
    no voy a andar con rodeos
    to hurt somebody's feelings
    herir los sentimientos de alguien
    don't say that, you'll hurt her feelings no hard feelingsone of us had to win; no hard feelings, eh?
    uno de los dos tenía que ganar; no nos guardemos rencor ¿eh?
    she had no hard feelings about him telling the boss
    no le guardaba rencor por habérselo contado al jefe
    Example sentences
    • I think it's permissible, after working on your favourite virus for over 20 years, to develop some sort of feeling for it.
    • The singer has an even, rounded tone, an apposite feeling for ornament and an ability to phrase with sprightly elegance.
  • 3 3.1 uncountable and countable (sentiment) bad or ill feeling 3.2 countable and uncountable (opinion) what are your feelings on the matter?
    ¿tú que opinas del asunto?
    Example sentences
    • He saw more clearly than any of these other guys how strong that feeling was.
    • There's a strong general feeling among our members that consumers are not receptive to milk from cloned cows.
    • I didn't have a real strong feeling about anything until I started playing music.
  • 4 (no plural) 4.1 (sensitivity, appreciation) (to have) a feeling for something
    tener sensibilidad para algo
    saber apreciar algo
    you've no feeling for art
    no tienes sensibilidad para lo artístico
    no sabes apreciar el arte
    4.2 (intuition, impression) I've a feeling that he knows already
    tengo or me da la sensación or la impresión de que ya lo sabe
    Example sentences
    • I have a vague feeling that these different kinds and genres of rants will keep coming and going as this post progresses.
    • The enterprise seems foolhardy, and Stewart does not justify it beyond a vague feeling that he wants adventure.
    • I had a vague feeling that we were kind of heading in that direction in our relationship, but I had expected him to say it first.


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