relieve (one's) feelings

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relieve (one's) feelings

To do or say something as a means of venting or coping with one's feelings, especially anger or frustration. You may feel compelled to relieve your feelings of frustration by spanking your toddler, but it won't make you feel better, and it will teach them that violence is an acceptable solution to problems. Whenever anxiety takes hold of me, I go out for a walk along the canal to relieve my feelings.
See also: feeling, relieve

relieve your feelings

use strong language or vigorous behaviour when annoyed.
See also: feeling, relieve
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Now, Mrs Jiniwin bounced into the room with great impetuosity; for, supposing her son-in-law to be still a-bed, she had come to relieve her feelings by pronouncing a strong opinion upon his general conduct and character.
As for Jane Fairfax, she might at least relieve her feelings from any present solicitude on her account.
She had been having a complete turn out and spring- cleaning, to relieve her feelings.
They were both em- barrassed, and to relieve her feeling she became harsh and domineering.