Quick answer
"Feeling" is a noun which is often translated as "el sentimiento", and "sense" is a noun which is often translated as "el sentido". Learn more about the difference between "feeling" and "sense" below.
feeling(
fil
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (emotion)
a. el sentimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A feeling of despair invaded us.Un sentimiento de desesperanza nos invadió.
2. (passion)
a. el sentimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He sings that aria with a lot of feeling.Canta esa aria con mucho sentimiento.
3. (impression)
a. la sensación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have the feeling that something is going wrong.Tengo la sensación de que algo va mal.
4. (physical)
a. la sensación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The dizzy feeling was increasing.La sensación de mareo iba en aumento.
b. la sensibilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After the surgery, I lost feeling on the right side of my face.Tras la operación, perdí la sensibilidad del lado derecho de la cara.
5. (appreciation)
a. la sensibilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She has no feeling whatsoever for music.No tiene sensibilidad alguna para la música.
6. (opinion)
a. la opinión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'd like to know your feeling on the subject.Me gustaría conocer tu opinión sobre el asunto.
feelings
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
7. (set of emotions)
a. los sentimientos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You really hurt my feelings.Me heriste mucho los sentimientos.
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sense(
sehns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physical faculty)
a. el sentido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Blind people compensate for their lack of sight by enhancing other senses.Los ciegos compensan la falta de vista desarrollando otros sentidos.
2. (feeling)
a. la sensación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Déjà vu is the sense of having been to a place before.El déjà vu es la sensación de haber estado anteriormente en un sitio.
3. (good judgment)
a. el sentido común
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He doesn't seem to have much sense.Parece que no tiene mucho sentido común.
4. (sanity)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Have they taken leave of their senses?¿Han perdido el juicio?
She finally came to her senses and signed the document.Al final entró en razón y firmó el documento.
5. (awareness)
a. el sentido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He has no sense of direction.No tiene ningún sentido de la orientación.
6. (point)
a. el sentido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's no sense in waiting any longer.No tiene sentido esperar más tiempo.
7. (meaning)
a. el sentido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This word has many senses.Esta palabra tiene muchos sentidos.
b. el significado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That word has three senses in the dictionary.Esa palabra tiene tres significados en el diccionario.
8. (opinion)
a. la opinión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What is your sense of his progress to date?¿Cuál es tu opinión de sus progresos hasta ahora?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (to be aware of)
a. sentir
When I came home, I sensed something was wrong.Cuando llegué a casa, sentí que algo pasaba.
10. (to realize)
a. darse cuenta de
He sensed that it was the best thing to do.Se dio cuenta de que era lo mejor que se podía hacer.
11. (to detect)
a. detectar
The device senses minute variations in temperature.El dispositivo detecta variaciones mínimas de temperatura.
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