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To feel an emotion - thesaurus

Synonyms

feel

verb

to experience a particular emotion or physical feeling

experience

verb

to feel an emotion or a physical feeling

give up to

to let yourself feel or show an emotion that you would normally not feel or show

tingle

verb

if you tingle with a particular feeling, you feel it very strongly

nurse

verb

to feel a strong emotion or have a belief for a long time, especially one that you hide from other people

overflow

verb

to feel an emotion very strongly

burn

verb

to feel a very strong emotion or a great need for someone or something

possess

verb

literary if you are possessed by an emotion, you feel that emotion very strongly

let yourself go

to allow yourself to feel and express emotions without trying to control them

walk away with

to feel a particular emotion when you leave a situation

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abandon yourself to something

to feel an emotion so strongly that you do not think about anything else

bear

verb

to have a particular feeling towards someone

be eaten up by/with something

to feel a negative emotion so strongly that it is difficult to think about anything else

be torn by something

mainly literary to be affected strongly by an unpleasant emotion

be touched by something

to be affected by a particular quality or feeling

brim over

to be full of a strong emotion

bubble over

if a happy or excited feeling bubbles over, you feel it very strongly and usually show that you are feeling it

carry

verb

if you carry a feeling with you, you have it in your mind all the time

crack

verb

to lose control of yourself and say or do things that you would not normally say or do, for example, because you are tired or you have been threatened

fall apart

to lose control of your emotions and become unable to deal with a difficult situation

find

verb

to experience an emotion that you have not experienced in the past

froth

verb

informal to be very annoyed, upset, or excited about something

grow to love/hate/understand etc something

if you grow to feel or understand something, you gradually start to feel or understand it

have a thing for/about

to have very strong feelings about someone or something, especially feelings that are unusual or unreasonable

hold

verb

to continue to have a particular feeling, especially a bad one

love/hate/fear something above anything

to love/hate/fear something more than anything else

muster

verb

to try to produce as much of a feeling such as enthusiasm or determination as you can

plumb the depths (of something)

to have or feel a negative quality or emotion very strongly

prickle

verb

to experience a burning or cold feeling caused by a strong emotion

sweep away

to become completely involved in a story, situation, your emotions etc

swell

verb

mainly literary someone who swells with pride, joy etc feels extremely proud or happy

wallow

verb

showing disapproval to spend a lot of time feeling a negative emotion, especially because you want sympathy from other people

work yourself up

to develop a particular feeling

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