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"FEELS" HAS BEEN A LEGIT TERM SINCE AT LEAST 1782:
— The Duchess, by Amanda Foreman.
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, really wrote a real letter to her mother complaining about the feels in 1782.
I love everything.Are you beset by feels?
Urban Dictionary’s top entry for ‘feels’ is from 2012. Took a while for the word to catch on after the Duchess of Devonshire’s use of it, but here we are.
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