Feeling and feelings

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1. You hurt my feelings.
2. You hurt my feeling.

What are the differences between the above sentences.
Are they exchangeable?

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Only #1 makes sense.
 

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Only #1 makes sense.

I searched on web and got the following definition.

(comfortable feeling (not feelings) of a restaurant -- atmosphere, air

You hurt my feelings (not feeling) -- moral sensitivity)

Do you agree?

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If we talk about how we feel on the skin, or through hearing, smelling, seeing, and eating. We should use "feeling". Am I right?

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sight -- see
hearing -- hear
smell -- smell
taste -- taste
touch -- feel
 

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sight -- see
hearing -- hear
smell -- smell
taste -- taste
touch -- feel

Hi Tarheel,
Sorry, I don't get what you mean.
 

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Hi Tarheel,
Sorry, I don't get what you mean.

You said:

"If we talk about how we feel on the skin, or through hearing, smelling, seeing and eating. We should use feeling. Am I correct?"

I posted a list of the verbs for the five senses.
 

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If we talk about how we feel on the skin, or through hearing, smelling, seeing, or tasting, we should use "feeling". Am I right?

We use "feeling" for the sense of touch.
 

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I searched on web and got the following definition.

(comfortable feeling (not feelings) of a restaurant -- atmosphere, air

You hurt my feelings (not feeling) -- moral sensitivity)

Do you agree?

Thanks.

May I know what's "moral sensitivity"?

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Ju, if someone said:
You're ugly.
Your work is terrible.
You're stupid.
That picture you painted looks like a 3-year-old did it.
That outfit makes you look fat.

You would have an emotional response, right? In English, we say "You hurt my feelings." Based on the words in your language, how would you try to say that in English?
 

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Ju, if someone said:
You're ugly.
Your work is terrible.
You're stupid.
That picture you painted looks like a 3-year-old did it.
That outfit makes you look fat.

You would have an emotional response, right? In English, we say "You hurt my feelings." Based on the words in your language, how would you try to say that in English?

I would say the same.
 

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Then that is what "moral sensitivity" is.
 
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