The word "feelings" is similar to "emotions." We use this word when one person makes another person sad, or when someone has an emotional attachment to someone or something.
If you take the "s" off of "feeling," then the word changes completely. In this case, "feeling" might be a physical response….
….or you can use the word "feeling" for an idea:
Note: In all of these examples, "feeling" or "feelings" is a noun. This is different from the use of "feel" in a continuous tense: How are you feeling? In this question, "feel" is a verb.
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First published on November 3, 2011
Updated on December 15, 2018