Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) feel (an intuitive awareness) "he has a feel for animals"; "it's easy when you get the feel of it"
- S: (n) spirit, tone, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell (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"
- S: (n) tactile property, feel (a property perceived by touch)
- direct hyponym / full hyponym
- S: (n) touch (the feel of mechanical action) "this piano has a wonderful touch"
- S: (n) texture (the feel of a surface or a fabric) "the wall had a smooth texture"
- S: (n) nap (a soft or fuzzy surface texture)
- S: (n) smoothness (a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch) "admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs"; "some artists prefer the smoothness of a board"
- S: (n) roughness, raggedness (a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven)
- S: (n) scaliness (the property of being scaly)
- S: (n) coarseness, nubbiness, tweediness (looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth))
- S: (n) slub, knot, burl (soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design)
- S: (n) harshness, abrasiveness, scratchiness (the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions)
- S: (n) coarseness, graininess, granularity (the quality of being composed of relatively large particles)
- S: (n) shagginess (roughness of nap produced by long woolly hairs)
- S: (n) bumpiness (the texture of a surface that has many bumps)
- S: (n) prickliness, bristliness, spininess, thorniness (the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines)
- direct hypernym / inherited hypernym / sister term
- derivationally related form
- S: (n) feel (manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure) "the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel"
- S: (v) feel, experience (undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind) "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"
- S: (v) find, feel (come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds) "I feel that he doesn't like me"; "I find him to be obnoxious"; "I found the movie rather entertaining"
- S: (v) feel, sense (perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles) "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when she got out of the car"
- S: (v) feel (be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state) "My cold is gone--I feel fine today"; "She felt tired after the long hike"; "She felt sad after her loss"
- S: (v) feel (have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude) "She felt small and insignificant"; "You make me feel naked"; "I made the students feel different about themselves"
- S: (v) feel (undergo passive experience of) "We felt the effects of inflation"; "her fingers felt their way through the string quartet"; "she felt his contempt of her"
- S: (v) feel (be felt or perceived in a certain way) "The ground feels shaky"; "The sheets feel soft"
- S: (v) feel (grope or feel in search of something) "He felt for his wallet"
- S: (v) feel, finger (examine by touch) "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer fingered the sweater"
- S: (v) palpate, feel (examine (a body part) by palpation) "The nurse palpated the patient's stomach"; "The runner felt her pulse"
- S: (v) feel (find by testing or cautious exploration) "He felt his way around the dark room"
- S: (v) feel (produce a certain impression) "It feels nice to be home again"
- S: (v) feel (pass one's hands over the sexual organs of) "He felt the girl in the movie theater"