feeling vs impression what difference

what is difference between feeling and impression

English

Etymology

From Middle English felynge, equivalent to feel +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfiːlɪŋ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfilɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -iːlɪŋ

Adjective

feeling (comparative more feeling, superlative most feeling)

  1. Emotionally sensitive.
    Despite the rough voice, the coach is surprisingly feeling.
  2. Expressive of great sensibility; attended by, or evincing, sensibility.
    He made a feeling representation of his wrongs.

Translations

Noun

feeling (plural feelings)

  1. Sensation, particularly through the skin.
    The wool on my arm produced a strange feeling.
  2. Emotion; impression.
    The house gave me a feeling of dread.
  3. (always in the plural) Emotional state or well-being.
    You really hurt my feelings when you said that.
  4. (always in the plural) Emotional attraction or desire.
    Many people still have feelings for their first love.
  5. Intuition.
    He has no feeling for what he can say to somebody in such a fragile emotional condition.
    I’ve got a funny feeling that this isn’t going to work.
    • 1987, The Pogues – Fairytale of New York
      Got on a lucky one
      Came in eighteen to one
      I’ve got a feeling
      This year’s for me and you
  6. An opinion, an attitude.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

feeling

  1. present participle of feel

Derived terms

  • feeling no pain

Anagrams

  • fine leg, fleeing, flingee

French

Etymology

Borrowed from English feeling.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fi.liŋ/

Noun

feeling m (plural feelings)

  1. instinct, hunch

Anagrams

  • églefin

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from English feeling.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfi.linɡ/, /ˈfi.lin/

Noun

feeling m (invariable)

  1. an intense and immediate current of likability that is established between two people; feeling

References


Serbo-Croatian

Alternative forms

  • filing

Noun

feeling m

  1. feeling, hunch

Synonyms

  • osjećaj

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from English feeling.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfilin/, [ˈfi.lĩn]

Noun

feeling m (plural feelings)

  1. feeling, hunch
  2. spark; attraction; feeling


English

Etymology

From Old French impression, from Latin impressio.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪmˈpɹɛʃən/
  • Rhymes: -ɛʃən

Noun

impression (plural impressions)

  1. The indentation or depression made by the pressure of one object on or into another.
  2. The overall effect of something, e.g., on a person.
  3. A vague recalling of an event, a belief.
  4. An impersonation, an imitation of the mannerisms of another individual.
  5. An outward appearance.
  6. (advertising) An online advertising performance metric representing an instance where an ad is shown once.
    • 2010, Dusty Reagan, Twitter Application Development For Dummies, John Wiley & Sons (→ISBN), page 329:
      Publishers are paid for each ad impression their site generates.
  7. (painting) The first coat of colour, such as the priming in house-painting etc.
  8. (engraving) A print on paper from a wood block, metal plate, etc.
  9. (philosophy) The vivid perception of something as it is experienced, in contrast to ideas or thoughts drawn from memory or the imagination.

Related terms

  • impressionability
  • impressionable
  • impressional
  • impressionism
  • impressionist
  • impressive
  • under the impression

Translations

Verb

impression (third-person singular simple present impressions, present participle impressioning, simple past and past participle impressioned)

  1. To manipulate a blank key within a lock so as to mark it with impressions of the shape of the lock, which facilitates creation of a duplicate key.
    • 2007, Graham Pulford, High-Security Mechanical Locks: An Encyclopedic Reference (page 55)
      The trick in impressioning a key is to remove only a small amount of the blank, by filing or cutting, from the pin positions where impressions have been left.

Anagrams

  • permission

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin impressiō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.pʁɛ.sjɔ̃/, /ɛ̃.pʁe.sjɔ̃/

Noun

impression f (plural impressions)

  1. an impression, the overall effect of something.
  2. the indentation or depression made by the pressure of one object on another.
  3. a print, print-out

Derived terms

  • faire bonne impression
  • impressionnant
  • impressionner
  • impressionnisme
  • impressionniste

Related terms

  • empreindre
  • imprimer
  • imprimerie
  • imprimante
  • imprimable

Descendants

  • Romanian: impresiune, impresie

Further reading

  • “impression” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • méprisions

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