the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences; "a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity"; "the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth"
(physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation; "sensitivity to pain"
sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure; "the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel"
an intuitive awareness; "he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it";
seem with respect to a given sensation given; "My cold is gone--I feel fine today"; "She felt tired after the long hike"
have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude; "She felt small and insignificant"; "You make me feel naked"; "I made the students feel different about themselves"
examine by touch; "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer fingered the sweater"
pass one's hands over the sexual organs of; "He felt the girl in the movie theater"
undergo an emotional sensation; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"
perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when she got out of the car"
undergo passive experience of:"We felt the effects of inflation"; "her fingers felt their way through the string quartet"; "she felt his contempt of her"
grope or feel in search of something; "He felt for his wallet"
produce a certain impression; "It feels nice to be home again"
find by testing or cautious exploration; "He felt his way around the dark room"
be felt or perceived in a certain way; "The ground feels shaky"; "The sheets feel soft"
displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses; "an epicurean banquet"; "enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs"; "Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence"; "a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness"
of Epicurus or epicureanism; "Epicurean philosophy"
engaged in as a pastime; "an amateur painter"; "gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals"; "recreational golfers"; "reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating"; "unpaid extras in the documentary"
the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"
a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
a natural appreciation or ability; "a keen musical sense"; "a good sense of timing"
the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted; "the dictionary gave several senses for the word"; "in the best sense charity is really a duty"; "the signifier is linked to the signified"
comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"
become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"
detect some circumstance or entity automatically; "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"; "particle detectors sense ionization"
a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds; "a wine tasting"
the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth; "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"
the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"
delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values); "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"
a brief experience of something; "he got a taste of life on the wild side"; "she enjoyed her brief taste of independence"
a small amount eaten or drunk; "take a taste--you'll like it"
experience briefly; "The ex-slave tasted freedom shortly before she died"
perceive by the sense of taste; "Can you taste the garlic?"