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Both verbs, sentir and ressentir have similar meanings. What is the difference?

 

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Hello,

Globally speaking, sentir is more for odors and ressentir more for feelings.

Ed -- I'm guessing you mean "feeling" as in "sensation" (not "sentiment").

Uh, no, i meant sentiment.

Don't you say "i got feelings for this person" to express passion ?

Ah OK, yes it's true that "feelings" can be "sentiments".

 

Maybe it's just that "sentir" is more "connected with the senses" (smell, as you say, but also taste/tcouh).

 

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