American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Characterized by or designed to encourage a feeling of often superficial happiness or satisfaction: "Everything about Fassbinder ran contrary to Hollywood notions of feel-good entertainment” ( Edward Guthmann).
“It's worth remembering that the term 'feel-good' grew out of the drug culture.”
“These marriages, in whichever state, are what I call feel-good marriages," Mr. Kramer said.”
““You’re right,” she said, regretting having lobbied so hard for what was described as the feel-good chick flick of the year.”
“Plus, the nucleus accumbens - the brain's well-known pleasure center - modulates levels of dopamine, the so-called feel-good hormone.”
“Their preferences ultimately shaped the place of worship that Warren built, and the result of that consumer-driven approach to creating Saddleback is a deliberately contemporary, highly professionalized operation with a carefully orchestrated feel-good atmosphere.”
“Of course, daylight savings time will never go away, because modern environmentalism has become more a matter of making empty feel-good gestures than performing rational acts that actually improve something.”
“The story abandons us in a state of feel-good pseudo-security, not bothering to report the technical concerns of environmentalists, e.g.”
“Miss Austen has no time for such feel-good foolishness!”
“Len says he's got the X factor not that one and the feel-good factor mixed together.”
“Instead, he calls it a "feel-good, bittersweet, nostalgic kind of comedy.”
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