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LAM'ANTIN,

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La*man"tin
  1. The manatee.

    [Written also lamentin, and lamantine.]
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Lamantin

LAM'ANTIN,

LAMB, noun lam.

1. The young of the sheep kind.

2. The Lamb of God, in Scripture, the Savior Jesus Christ, who was typified by the paschal lamb.

Behold the lamb of God, who taketh away the sin of the world. John 1:1.

LAMB, verb transitive To bring forth young, as sheep.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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feeling

FEE'LING, ppr.

1. Perceiving by the touch; having perception.

2. a. Expressive of great sensibility; affecting; tending to excite the passions. He made a feeling representation of his wrongs. He spoke with feeling eloquence.

3. Possessing great sensibility; easily affected or moved; as a feeling man; a feeling heart.

4. Sensibly or deeply affected; as, I had a feeling sense of his favors. [This use is not analogical, but common.]

FEE'LING, n.

1. The sense of touch; the sense by which we perceive external objects which come in contact with the body, and obtain ideas of their tangible qualities; one of the five senses. It is by feeling we know that a body is hard or soft, hot or cold, wet or dry, rough or smooth.

2. Sensation; the effect of perception.

The apprehension of the good gives but the greater feeling to the worse.

3. Faculty or power of perception; sensibility.

Their king, out of a princely feeling, was sparing and compassionate towards his subjects.

4. Nice sensibility; as a man of feeling.

5. Excitement; emotion.

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