n 1 a : the one of the basic physical senses of which the skin contains the chief end organs and of which the sensations of touch and temperature are characteristic : TOUCH b : a sensation experienced through this sense 2 : an emotional state or reaction <guilt s> 3 : the overall quality of one's awareness esp. as measured along a pleasantness-unpleasantness continuum .
Similar sounding terms: fill·ing flank
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