1 [singular] a strong feeling or belief about yourself
sense of: Winning an award would give me a great sense of achievement.
They say they are dealing with the problem, but there seems to be no sense of urgency.
a sense of optimism/confidence/well-being: A little bit of praise and appreciation can give people a real sense of well-being.
a sense of foreboding/unease/panic: Beth read Jake’s letter with a mounting sense of panic.
a sense of identity/belonging/community: It’s a small village with a strong sense of local identity.
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