Definitions

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  • v. To express sympathy for, to sympathise with.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. share the suffering of

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Examples

  • FABRIC One hundred percent Egyptian cotton is the best to invest in, or cozy cotton poplin pajamas when you want the look and feel for less.

    The Style Checklist

  • And most of the fifty-plus NSC aides saw little of their boss: in the insightful words of Chester Crocker, his personal style provided much of the staff with so little access to the top man and so little feel for his interests that they could not be effective in advancing those interests.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • He and Negrone walked around to get a feel for the place, to get a lay of the land to better understand the location of the buildings, the sight lines, the length and width of the alley and gangways, the height and condition of the fences, trees and plants.

    Defending the Damned

  • IT IS INAPPROPRIATE, PERHAPS, BUT WHAT I feel for the owners of Chinese restaurants in Italy is something akin to pity.

    The Italian Summer

  • I want to give you a feel for the way those of us who devoted our careers to fighter aircraft and their tactical employment wanted to do the job and I want to expose you to the oversupervision and the costly, restrictive attitudes imposed by our strategically or administratively oriented supervisors.

    Thud Ridge

  • A world-class short-tracker can develop an intuitive feel for all that equipment.

    Zero Regrets

  • Mary Annie was stretched across the carpeted cargo cabin, jamming the nozzle of the machine into the crevices, when she said, I really feel for the Gunns.

    Some Fun

  • I feel for Watts as she bangs her heart-adorned drums.

    Dont You Forget About Me

  • He brought to it a lawyers feel for negotiations rather than the statesmans sense of geopolitics.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • One needed a feel for it, when to give and when to take, such as wrestlers learn.

    The Bull From The Sea

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