- To feel after
- Feel Feel, v. i.
1. To have perception by the touch, or by contact of anything
with the nerves of sensation, especially those upon the
surface of the body.
[She] feels with the dignity of a Roman matron. --Burke. [1913 Webster]
And mine as man, who feel for all mankind. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
3. To be conscious of an inward impression, state of mind, persuasion, physical condition, etc.; to perceive one's self to be; -- followed by an adjective describing the state, etc.; as, to feel assured, grieved, persuaded. [1913 Webster]
I then did feel full sick. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Garlands . . . which I feel I am not worthy yet to wear. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Blind men say black feels rough, and white feels smooth. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.