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Difference between Feel strong and Feel strongly

feel strong

1. be in good health:

  • I had just celebrated my birthday and was feeling strong after a short vacation.

2. be in a strong position:

  • Saddam makes war in only two sets of cases: when he feels weak and when he feels strong!

feel stronglybe convinced; firmly believe:

  • We all felt strongly that a pilot ought to have a clear, visual reference to his surroundings.

Cf.: feel strongly about something—adopt a stern attitude about smth. which cannot be easily ignored:

  • Holding up a sign in public in protest over something you feel strongly about takes a lot of courage.